What is the price of one extension cord if Max can buy a package of 6 for $7.26?
Since the cost of one extension cord is unknown, let us assume it to be a certain number
Six extension cords cost $7.26. We can write this as:
Cost of one cord × 6 = $7.26
Therefore, we can conclude that one extension cord costs $1.21.
I think it's useful to remember that if you're given the cost of a certain number of things, you can find out the cost of one of those things by dividing by the number of total number of things.
Then, one item would cost
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