# Math Word Problem Help?

A grocer sold either one peach or one pear to each customer who came in. He charged 5% more for a peach than he did for a pear. If he grossed $7.99, then how many peaches did he sell, how many pears did he sell, and how much did he charge for each fruit?

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- KrishnamurthyLv 76 months ago
A grocer sold either one peach or one pear to each customer who came in.

He charged 5% more for a peach than he did for a pear.

If he grossed $7.99, then how many peaches did he sell,

how many pears did he sell,

and how much did he charge for each fruit?

Assuming x to be the price of a peach and y the price of a pear:

x + 1.05x = 2.05x

2.05 x = 799

x = 390

390 and 409

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