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Two bowls and three plates cost $1421. The cost of the plate is half the cost of the bowl. What is the cost of the bowl?

Two bowls and three plates cost $1421. The cost of the plate is half the cost of the bowl. What is the cost of the bowl?

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"Let x represent the cost of the plate.

Calculation : 2 (2x) + 3x = $1421                 2x = 2 ($203) = $406

                    4x + 3x = $1421

                    7x = $1421

                    x = $203

Therefore, the cost of the bowl is $406."