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 Post subject: HelpPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2011 7:47 am

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2 pears and 3 oranges cost £1.06.
1 pear and 4 oranges cost 31.03.
How much more does a pear cost than an orange?

A.6p
B.5p
C.4p
D.3p
E. 2p

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 Post subject: Re: HelpPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2011 8:10 am

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Inga wrote:
2 pears and 3 oranges cost £1.06.
1 pear and 4 oranges cost 31.03.
How much more does a pear cost than an orange?

A.6p
B.5p
C.4p
D.3p
E. 2p

Assuming that's £1.03 ...

Double the second bit of information:
2 pears and 8 oranges costs £2.06

Look at the difference between the two bits of information:
So 5 oranges must cost £1
Therefore 1 orange costs 20p

so 4 oranges cost 80p and thus 1 pear must be 23p - answer is D.

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 Post subject: Re: HelpPosted: Mon Nov 07, 2011 8:14 am

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Thanks Aliportico, it was £1.03. At least I should get question right!

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