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 one year ago
If I buy two apples and six oranges, I will spend $5.60. However, if I buy six apples and two oranges, I will spend $4.80. How much does one orange cost?
$0.55
$0.70
$0.75
$0.60
 one year ago
If I buy two apples and six oranges, I will spend $5.60. However, if I buy six apples and two oranges, I will spend $4.80. How much does one orange cost? $0.55 $0.70 $0.75 $0.60

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saraneedshelplease
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1$0.75 (EACH ORANGE) *6oranges= $4.50 $5.60$4.50= $1.10 $1.10/2 apples= $0.55 EACH APPLE $0.55*6apples= $3.30 $4.80$3.30= $1.50 (MONEY LEFT) $1.50/2oranges= $0.75 ANSWER: C, $0.75

saraneedshelplease
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@EmmaH medal?

tcarroll010
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.12(a) + 6(o) = 5.6 6(a) + 2(o) = 4.8 Multiply the first equation by 3 6(a)  18(o) = 16.8 6(a) + 2(o) = 4.8 Add the first equation to the second: 16(o) = 12 Solve for "o": o = 0.75

tcarroll010
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That very last step is gotten by dividing both sides by "16".

saraneedshelplease
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1How come I didn't get the medal?... I answered first AND showed work.. :/
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