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Edgar purchased a bag containing 6 apples and 4 oranges. The total cost was $13.50
Olivia purchased a bag containing 5 apples and 7 oranges. The total cost was $16.75
What is the price of each fruit?

 Apr 11, 2020
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Use systems of equations to solve for each of the variables.

 

6a+4r=13.50

5a+7r=16.75

 

30a+20r=67.50

30a+42r=100.50

 

22r=33

 

r(orange)=$1.50

 

a(apple)=$1.25

 Apr 11, 2020

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