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Amari, Belen, and Chiaki all make purchases from the same vendor at an outdoor market. The vendor sells fruits and vegetables priced at a certain amount for each one. How much does Chiaki pay for 1 banana and 2 navel oranges?

(1) Amari bought four bananas for $1.00.
(2) Belen bought 3 bananas and 6 navel oranges for $6.15.

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Amari, Belen, and Chiaki all make purchases from the same vendor at an outdoor market. The vendor sells fruits and vegetables priced at a certain amount for each one. How much does Chiaki pay for 1 banana and 2 navel oranges?

(1) Amari bought four bananas for $1.00.
(2) Belen bought 3 bananas and 6 navel oranges for $6.15.



statement b gives value of 1 b + 2 o
sufficient

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IMO C
A) only provides price for bananas — insufficient
B) doesn’t prove de price for individual fruits . Two unknowns — insufficient
C) together we get price of bananas f on A and oranges from B .. hence can derive the answer — Sufficient
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IMO C
A) only provides price for bananas — insufficient
B) doesn’t prove de price for individual fruits . Two unknowns — insufficient
C) together we get price of bananas f on A and oranges from B .. hence can derive the answer — Sufficient


3 banana + 6 orange = 6.15

1 banana + 2 orange = 6.15/3


b is sufficient

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Oh ya. Because the ratio is 1:2 .. yes B it is


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Shwetastar2003 wrote:
Oh ya. Because the ratio is 1:2 .. yes B it is


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If I get the answer quickly I always assume that m wrong and re check
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This is a tricky one, very easy to look past the ratio. Thanks for the explanation!
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