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At a certain diner, a hamburger and coleslaw cost $3.59, and [#permalink] ### Show Tags 26 Aug 2003, 09:45 00:00 Difficulty: (N/A) Question Stats: 0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions ### HideShow timer Statistics At a certain diner, a hamburger and coleslaw cost$3.59, and a hamburger and french fries cost $4.40. If french fries cost twice as much as coleslaw, how much do french fries cost According to me it is H+C=3.59 and H+F=4.40 =H+2C C=.89 so F =1.68 but the answer says 0.90?????? Manager Joined: 28 Feb 2003 Posts: 147 Location: Kiev Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 8 [0], given: 0 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 27 Aug 2003, 00:04 hamburger - x coleslaw - y french fries - 2y x+y=3.59 => x=3.59-y x+2y=4.40 Hence, 3.59-y+2y=4.40 y=4.40-3.59=0.81 Therefore, french fries (2y) cost$1.62
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Re: At a certain diner, a hamburger and coleslaw cost $3.59, and [#permalink] ### Show Tags 31 Dec 2011, 08:28 I also answered 1.62 But the options are: At a certain diner, a hamburger and coleslaw cost$3.59, and a hamburger and french fries cost $4.40. If french fries cost twice as much as coleslaw, how much do french fries cost? (A)$0.30
(B) $0.45 (C)$0.60
(D) $0.75 (E)$0.90
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