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# A stationary store sells staplers for $1.50 each. A company buys an unknown number of these staplers at a cost of $36.00 in total. How many staplers did the company purchase?

Question:

A
24

Explaination

Let N represent the number of staplers purchased.

Set Up an Equation.

1.50N = 36.00

To isolate an unknown value N, divide both sides of the equation by 1.50.

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The business purchased 24 staplers.

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