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?
I am not getting any of the above answers. Can anyone tell me which is the right one and why.
x + y = 3.59,
x + 2y = 4.40 => y = $0.81 => 2y = $1.62...
It is highly likely that this is a misprint in the numbers: 4.04 instead of 4.40 => y = $0.45 => 2y = $0.90, E.