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John has a fruit stand. on friday, he sold oranges for $2 each and apples for $1.50 each. his combined receipts for apples and oranges totaled $20. At john's fruit stand, 60% of of people who visit his stand buy apples, 10% buy nothing and 30% buy oranges. how many apples did john sell on friday?

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  • 6 years ago
    Best Answer

    $2o + $1.5a = $20

    a = 2o

    a + 1.5a = 20; a = 8; o = 4

    He sold 8 apples to 6 people, 4 oranges to 3 people, and nothing to one person.

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