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Three apples cost as much as 4 pears. Three pears cost as much as 2 oranges. How many apples cost as much as 72 oranges ?
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Three apples cost as much as 4 pears. Three pears cost as much as 2 oranges. How many apples cost as much as 72 oranges ?
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afridi11432 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
THE ANSWER IS 6
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afridi11432 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
THE ANSWER IS 6
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afridi11432 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ANSWER IS 3!!!!!!!!!!
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afridi11432 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i mean 6
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1348711941987:dw
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afridi11432 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
wrong wrong wrong wrong wrong
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afridi11432 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1348712366173:dw
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Mertsj Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
2 oranges = 3 pears so 1 pear = 2/3 orange 4 pears = 3 apples so 1 pear = 3/4 apple and therefore 2/3 orange = 3/4 apple Multiply both sides by 3/2 and get 1 orange = 9/8 apples Now multiply by 72 to get 72 oranges. 72 oranges = 72(9/8) apples = 81 apples.
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jcastro91 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
still dont undertand how to do it can someone explain better how to solve this problem
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erdog82 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think you may want to look at Mertsj's answer.. it is pretty detailed
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zepdrix Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
3 apples = 4 pears 3pears = 2 oranges x apples = 72 oranges Solve for x It's a system of equations, solve by elimination, or by substition. What part is confusing you castro? :D
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jcastro91 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i go to do this without a calculator
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