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 Question 374680: How do I solve this word problem. --> for every two widgets i buy at regular price, i can buy a third widget for \$4. i bought 9 widgets for a total of \$909. find, in dollars, the regular price of a widget. Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!> for every two widgets i buy at regular price, i can buy a third widget for \$4. i bought 9 widgets for a total of \$909. find, in dollars, the regular price of a widget. : If you bought a total of 9, then 3 of the nine will cost only \$4 Therefore you bought 6 at the regular price : 6w = 909 - 3(4) 6w = 897 w = w = \$149.50 is the reg price