A man bought fruits " apples and oranges " for 5 $ . If 3 apples cost 1 $ and 5 oranges cost 1 $ , how many of each did he bye ?

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Originally Posted by flower3 A man bought fruits " apples and oranges " for 5 $ . If 3 apples cost 1 $ and 5 oranges cost 1 $ , how many of each did he bye ? Are you sure you wrote down the problem correctly? Let the number of apples bought be . Then the number of oranges bought is .

Originally Posted by undefined Are you sure you wrote down the problem correctly? Let the number of apples bought be . Then the number of oranges bought is . So there are several different correct answers. If n= 0, he bought no apples and 25 oranges. If n= 1, he bought three apples and 20 oranges, etc.