Posted by **alex** on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 5:08pm.

supose you bought eight oranges and one grapefruit for a total of $4.60. later day, you bought six oranges and three grapefruits for a total of $4.80. what is the price of each type of fruit?

- algebra -
**Steve**, Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 5:13pm
assuming the prices did not change during the day,

8o+g=460

6o+3g=480

18o=900

o=50

g=60

so, oranges cost $0.50, grapefruit cost $0.60

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - Sophia buys an eqaul number of oranges and pears for a party. The oranges...
- math - jasmine bought 26 pieces of fruit.she bought 6 oranges.she bought twice ...
- Maths algebra - Wilma went to the local market and bought 3 lemons and 5 oranges...
- Math - Part 1- Mr. Santiago bought 10 crates of oranges. There were 50 oranges ...
- Algebra - If you bought 6 pears and 20 oranges and then bought 11 pears and 12 ...
- Algebra - Someone bought 7 ears of corn and 6 oranges for $3.66. At the same ...
- Math - Oranges are on sale at $0.99 per pound. Either bought 3.25 pounds of ...
- math - A trucker hauls citrus fruit from Florida to Montreal. Each crate of ...
- Algebra - A boy was sent with $2.10 to buy oranges. He found the price 3 cents ...
- Math - A fruit stand had 36 oranges, 28 lemons, and 16 grapefruits. What was the...

More Related Questions