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+ | At Frank's Fruit Market, 3 bananas cost as much as 2 apples, and 6 apples cost as much as 4 oranges. How many oranges cost as much as 18 bananas? | ||
− | + | <math>\mathrm {(A)} 6\qquad \mathrm {(B)} 8\qquad \mathrm {(C)} 9\qquad \mathrm {(D)} 12\qquad \mathrm {(E)} 18</math> | |
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− | + | <math>18</math> bananas cost the same as <math>12</math> apples, and <math>12</math> apples cost the same as <math>8</math> oranges, so <math>18</math> bananas cost the same as <math>8 \Rightarrow \mathrm {(B)}</math> oranges. | |
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Latest revision as of 16:33, 15 February 2021
Problem
At Frank's Fruit Market, 3 bananas cost as much as 2 apples, and 6 apples cost as much as 4 oranges. How many oranges cost as much as 18 bananas?
Solution
bananas cost the same as apples, and apples cost the same as oranges, so bananas cost the same as oranges.
See Also
2007 AMC 12B (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
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