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A bought some carrots and apples for $24.80. A carrot and an apple $0.90 altogether. She bought more carrots than apples. The cost of the extra number of carrots was $6.80. How many apples did A buy?

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  1. 1C+1A=.90
    nC+mA=24.80
    (n-m)C=6.80
    nC-MC=6.80
    subtract second and last equation
    0C+M(A+C)=18.00

    But A+C=.90
    M=18/.9=20
    M is the number of apples

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