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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
 2 years 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
 2 years 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
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@EmmaH medal?

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

saraneedshelplease
 2 years 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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