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At the grocery store, all bags of apples are priced equally and all bags of oranges are priced equally. What is the total price of 2 bags of apples and 3 bags of oranges?

1. At the grocery store, the total price of 1 bag of apples and 1 bag of oranges is $10.45

2. At the grocery store, the total price of 6 bags of apples and 9 bags of oranges is $80.55
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Let the bags of apples = x.
Let the bags of oranges = y.

We're looking for 2x + 3y.

1. We're given x + y = $10.45.
This statement alone is INSUFFICIENT. We have two unknowns and therefore are unable to solve this question in itself.

2. 6x + 9y = $80.55.
This statement alone is SUFFICIENT. We can divide by 3 to deduce to 2x + 3y. We can do this because the stem informed us that all bags of apples are priced equally, and all bags of oranges are priced equally.

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At the grocery store, all bags of apples are priced equally and all bags of oranges are priced equally. What is the total price of 2 bags of apples and 3 bags of oranges?

1. At the grocery store, the total price of 1 bag of apples and 1 bag of oranges is $10.45

2. At the grocery store, the total price of 6 bags of apples and 9 bags of oranges is $80.55


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Oh sorry Bunuel. My mistake. I googled it and it didn't pop up on the search hit so I wanted to create it just in case.

Thanks for informing me!

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alandizzle Is this question really from EP2?
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alandizzle Is this question really from EP2?


Oddly enough yes! I can post a screenshot of the question if you'd like!

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