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The cost of ball pen is Rs. 5 less than half of the cost of fountain pen. Write this statement as a linear equation in two variables.

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Let us assume the cost of the ball pen be Rs. and that of a fountain pen to be . then according to given statements 

We have

x = y/2 -5

2x = y -10

2x -y +10 = 0

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