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Posted by **Gavin** on Monday, October 29, 2007 at 3:40pm.

1. 4 peaches and 3 grapefruit cost £1.30. Write down an algebraic equation to illustrate this.

2. 2 peaches and 4 grapefruit cost £1.20. Write down an algebraic equation to illustrate this.

3. Find the cost of 3 peaches and 2 grapefruits

Please help!

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**DrBob222**, Monday, October 29, 2007 at 4:20pm1. Let p = peaches and g = grapefruit.

Then 4p + 3g = #1.20(I can't write a pound sign on my computer so I wrote # be the pound sign).

2. You should be able to do 2 now.

3. For problem 3, you must solve the two equations set up in questions 1 and 2 simultaneously. Repost if you need help doing that.

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**Gavin**, Monday, October 29, 2007 at 4:48pmyeah can you help me to put the two equations together? I did get the equations for the first two questions but don't know what to do with them to get the third.

thanks

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