Posted by brooke on Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 9:28pm.
Four pears and two apples cost $1.96. Three apples and three pears cost $2.10. Find the cost of 1 apple and 1 pear.

algebra  Reiny, Sunday, January 24, 2010 at 9:45pm
4p + 2a = 196
3p + 3a = 210
divide the second equation by 3, solve for p, then sub that into the first.