## Lovell decorates reclaimed shorts and sells them. She pays $420 per month in rent and $21 in expenses for each pair of shorts. She sells t

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Lovell decorates reclaimed shorts and sells them. She pays $420 per month in rent and $21 in expenses for each pair of shorts. She sells the shorts for $35 per pair. How many pairs of shorts does Lovell have to sell per month to break even?

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Answer: 30 pairs of shorts

21x+420=35x

subtract 21x from both sides of the equation.

420=14x

get rid of the x by division

420/14

you get 30 =x