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Kaden bought dried apples and dried peaches at the market, costing him a total of $15.15. The dried apples cost $2.20/lb and the dried peaches cost $3/lb. He bought 4.5 lb of dried apples. How many pounds of dried peaches did Kaden buy?

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  1. freemap
    • one year ago
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    8.45lb?

  2. freemap
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    Is 8.45 the correct answer

  3. Vocaloid
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    hold on, let me work it out

  4. freemap
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    ok, thanks

  5. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    nope, I got a different answer. here's how we start: a = pounds of apples p = pounds of peaches 2.20a + 3p = 15.15 a = 4.5 know where to go from here?

  6. freemap
    • one year ago
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    2.20 times 4.5 is 9.9 apples Peaches would be 2.05 I think

  7. Vocaloid
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    nope, but you're getting closer 9.9 + 3p = 15.15 subtract 9.9 from each side, what do you get?

  8. freemap
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    5.25

  9. Vocaloid
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    3p = 5.25 so p = ?

  10. freemap
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    3/5.25 is 1.75

  11. Vocaloid
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    boom, there's your answer ;)

  12. freemap
    • one year ago
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    Thanks what a lifesaver you are

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