noun, の adjective
A value is a value, but only in the mathematical sense.
Depending on the reading, this can also mean price.
Imagine a numerical value written on a tie (あたい). Now imagine that it’s the price of a neigh (ね) from your favorite horse. It’s a pretty high price, but you’ll do anything to hear that horse neigh.
Generally, あたい refers to a numerical value in math, while ね is a formal word for “price.”
Find the value of x and y.
Aya's drawing will probably fetch a good price in the future, so you might wanna buy it while you can.
A down quilt is expensive, as I expected.