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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.

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  1. 4p + 2a = 196
    3p + 3a = 210

    divide the second equation by 3, solve for p, then sub that into the first.

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