If I sell cookies for $1.29 each, and yesterday I sell $532.77 in cookies. How would I write and solve an equation that represents how many cookies were sold?

Thanks for the help!

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- Apr 12th 2011, 07:23 PMjay1Solve an equation representing a sale
If I sell cookies for $1.29 each, and yesterday I sell $532.77 in cookies. How would I write and solve an equation that represents how many cookies were sold?

Thanks for the help! - Apr 12th 2011, 07:28 PMTKHunny
Step #1 -- Name Stuff!!

Name what?

What does it want? Name that.

C = Number of Cookies sold yesterday.

Now what? - Apr 12th 2011, 09:47 PMjay1
Is it $532.77/$1.29=c? I appreciate any help!

- Apr 13th 2011, 05:38 AMTKHunny
I really want just to say "yes", but it causes me pain.

That may be correct. It depends on teh definition of "c". What is your definition?