Algebra Puzzle – Challenge 41

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Algebra Puzzle – Challenge 41


The price of two pounds of apple is $2.55 less than the price of the same apple. What is the price of 4 pounds of apple with the same rate?

A- $2.55

B- $2.85

C- $3.00

D- $3.20

E- $3.40

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The correct answer is E.

Let A be the price of the apple. Therefore:
2A = 5A – 2.55 →3A =  2.55 → A = 0.85
The price of 4 pounds of apple is:
4 × 0.85 = 3.4

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