# A customer went to a garden shop and bought some potting soil for $12.50 and 6 shrubs. If the total bill was $71.00, how much did each shrub cost if they all cost the same?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 5, 2016

#### Explanation:

Let each shrub costs

As per question,

#$12.50 + $6x = $71.00#

or

#6x = $71.00 - $12.50#

#6x = $58.50#

#x = ($58.50) / 6#

#x = $9.75#