# SOLUTION: A peach and a apple cost 70 cents. The peach is more expensive than the apple by 60 cents. What is the cost of each fruit?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear Equations And Systems Word Problems Question 625942: A peach and a apple cost 70 cents. The peach is more expensive than the apple by 60 cents. What is the cost of each fruit?Answer by Maths68(1474)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let Apple costs = x Then Peach costs =x+60 Apple cost + Peach Cost = Total Cost of two fruits x+(x+60)=70 x+x+60=70 2x+60=70 2x=70-60 2x=10 Divide by 2 both sides 2x/2=10/2 x=5 Apple costs = 5 cents Peach costs =x+60=5+60=65 cents