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    Solve 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?
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    Step #1 -- Name Stuff!!
    Name what?
    What does it want? Name that.

    C = Number of Cookies sold yesterday.

    Now what?
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    Is it $532.77/$1.29=c? I appreciate any help!
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    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?
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