# Two pencils costs 8 cents, then 5 pencils cost how much ?

2 pencils = 8 cents => 1 pencil = 4 cents. Therefore 5 pencils cost = 5 * 4 = 20 cents
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#### suresh

• Jul 25th, 2006

TWO PENCIL COST=8CENTS ONE PENCIL COST IS=4CENTS SO FIVE PENCIL COST =5*4=20CENTS ANS=20CENTS

#### su2008 Profile Answers by su2008

• Aug 1st, 2008

2 pencils cost = 8

5 pencils cost = ?
cross multiply
8*5/2 = 40 / 2 = 20

so 20 is price of 5 pencils

#### cit.narayanan Profile Answers by cit.narayanan

• Jun 11th, 2009

2 pencils = 8 cents
5 pencils = (8 * 5) / 2
= 20 cents

#### bharathfeb Profile Answers by bharathfeb

• Jul 7th, 2009

2P  = 8 Cents

=> P = 4 Cents & then 5P = 20 Cents

#### bharathmarri Profile Answers by bharathmarri

• Jul 8th, 2009

Two pencils costs 8 cents [Given]

i.e; 2P  = 8

=> P = 4 Cents

=> 5P = 20 Cents

Therefore, 5 Pencils cost 20 Cents

#### anu pundir Profile Answers by anu pundir

• Feb 14th, 2010

1 pencil= 4

5 pencil =5*4=20

#### sweetuu Profile Answers by sweetuu Questions by sweetuu

• Feb 16th, 2010

If 2 pencils costs 8 cents,
then, it is obvious that cost of 1 pencil will be 8/4=2 cents.
hence, cost of 5 pencil is 4*5=20cents.

#### pravesh28 Profile Answers by pravesh28 Questions by pravesh28

• Feb 27th, 2010

it has different ans

may be 40 cent (one get one free?
20 cent only when both pencil has same price

#### aniyalisur Profile Answers by aniyalisur

• Sep 3rd, 2010

20 cents