# A customer went to a garden shop and bought some potting soil for $12.50 and 6 shrubs. If the total bill was $71.00, how much did each shrub cost if they all cost the same?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 1, 2017

#### Answer:

$4.68

#### Explanation:

Total cost of potting soil & 6 shrubs = $ 71.00.

cost of potting soil = $12.50.

Hence total cost of 6 shrubs = $71.00 - $12.50 = $58.50.

Thereby cost of each shrub =

So, cost of each shrub = $4.68