A website allows users to download individual songs or an entire album. All individual songs cost the same to download, and all albums cost the same to download. Ryan pays $14.94 to download 5 individual songs and a 1 album. Seth pays $22.95 to download 3 individual songs and 2 albums. How much does the website charge to download an individual song?
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Let the price of a single album and a single song be x and y respectively.

Then,

x + 5y = 14.94 --------------(1)

and 2x + 3y = 22.95 --------------(2)

On subtracting (2) from (1)*2 we get:

7y = 6.93

or y = 0.99

So the price of single song is $0.99
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