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  • 3 years ago

A grocer sells oranges for $0.95 each and grapefruits for $1.05 each. You purchased a mix of 20 oranges and grapefruits and paid $20.20. How many of each type of fruit did you buy? (If there is no solution, enter NO SOLUTION.)

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  1. klimenkov
    • 3 years ago
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    x - oranges y - grapefruits \(0.95x+1.05y=20.20\) \(x+y=20\) Solution is x = 8 y = 12

  2. mranderson1
    • 3 years ago
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    HOw did you come up with the x+y=20? That is where I get hung up

  3. klimenkov
    • 3 years ago
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    The total number of x oranges and y grapefruits is 20. So, x+y=20.

  4. mranderson1
    • 3 years ago
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    OMG I think I am retarded. I kept inserting 20.20! Thanks for your help, I appreciate it.

  5. klimenkov
    • 3 years ago
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    It's OK. Don't give up math and you will be lucky.

  6. mranderson1
    • 3 years ago
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    I should have you handy all of the time! My test is going to kill me! lol

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