MATH SOLVE

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# 9. A bike shop sells you a bicycle for $63 and a helmet for $21. the total cost is 150℅ of what the shop spent originally.a. how much did the shop spend originally?b. how much profit did the bike shop earn by selling the bicycle and helmet to you?

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Answer:The shop originally spent $56Step-by-step explanation:Suppose, the shop spent dollars originally.Given that, the total cost is 150% of what the shop spent originally. So, the total cost will be: dollars.The shop sells you a bicycle for $63 and a helmet for $21. So, the total cost Thus, the equation will be.........So, the shop spent $56 originally.