an online sporting goods store charges $12 for a pair of athletic socks. shipping is $2 per order. write an expression that hana can use to find the total cost
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an online sporting goods store charges $12 for a pair of athletic socks. shipping is $2 per order. write an expression that hana can use to find the total cost in dollars for ordering n pairs of socks
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1. User Answers Noah11012
For one pair of socks you pay $12 plus $2 shipping.
Let's use x as the variable for how many pairs of socks someone might buy.
If someone buys 5 pairs of socks, they will pay $62. $12 * 5 + $2
So, we can write the expression as 12x + 2.