Posted by **karen** on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 3:47pm.

anna bought 3 types of fruit for a fruit salad. She paid three times as much for buleberries as for pears and $2.50 less for strawberries than for blueberries.

A) define a variable and write algebraic expressions to represent the amount she spent on each type of fruit.

B) if the total cost was $ 13.25 how much did anna spend on each type of fruit?

Please help me in this problem????

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**Henry**, Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 4:56pm
A. $X for pears.

$3x for Blueberries.

$(3x-2.50) For strawberries.

B. X + 3x + (3x-2.50) = $13.25.

7x - 2.50 = 13.25

7x = 15.75

X = $2.25.

3x = 3*2.25 = $6.75.

3x-2.50 = 3*2.25 - 2.50 = $4.25.

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**annabeth**, Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 2:24pm
idk

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**lizzy**, Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 7:35pm
johanna has a cellphone plan that has a monthly charge plus a per text fee. In October , she sent 45 texts and her bill $37.25. In November, she sent 118 texts and her bill was $40.90

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