# If 12 pairs of socks sell for $5.79, how much is one pair of socks?

##### 1 Answer

Approximately equal to

#### Explanation:

Divide

First, I put

They asked for how much is one pair of socks, we can write

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Then we can do cross-multiplication. We have

Solving for

or approximately equal to

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