Posted by **Bryan** on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 11:56pm.

Three bananas cost the same as two oranges. If oranges are half the price of peaches, how many bananas could I get for the price of 3 peaches?

My answers is 18 banannas. Is this correct?

Thanks

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**Quidditch**, Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 12:40am
No.

How many oranges can you get for 3 peaches?

If oranges are half the price of peaches, then 3 peaches are worth 6 oranges.

3 bananas cost the same as 2 oranges, So, you can trade 2 oranges for 3 bananas. How many times can you trade 2 oranges for 3 bananas if you start with 6 oranges?

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