February 22, 2017

Homework Help: math

Posted by john on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 7:10pm.

Mrs. Richmond bought some apples and pears in the ratio 3:5. After she gave away 3/5 of the apples and 40 pears, the ratio of apples to pears became 2:5. An apple costs 30 cents. A pear costs 15 cents more than an apple. How much did Mrs. Richmond pay for the fruit?

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