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At a certain diner, a hamburger and coleslaw cost $3.59, and [#permalink] Show Tags 29 Dec 2003, 18:48 00:00 Difficulty: (N/A) Question Stats: 0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions HideShow timer Statistics This topic is locked. If you want to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum. . 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) .45
C) .60
D) .75
E).90
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29 Dec 2003, 19:16
h=hamburger
c=coleslaw
f=french fries

h+f=4.40
h+c=3.59
But we know that f=2c
Thus, h+2c=4.4

by combining both equations:

h+2c=4.40
-h-c=-3.59
c=.81
f=1.62
Am i doing anything wrong here? 1.62 is not in the answer choices...
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29 Dec 2003, 22:25
I got the same answer .. i dont knwo what's wrong?
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