# SOLUTION: Three loaves of bread and two jars of peanut butter cost \$5.49. FOur loaves of bread and three jars of peanut butter cost \$7.75. Find the price of a loaf of bread and a jar of pean

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Money Word Problems Question 329027: Three loaves of bread and two jars of peanut butter cost \$5.49. FOur loaves of bread and three jars of peanut butter cost \$7.75. Find the price of a loaf of bread and a jar of peanut butter.Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!let loaf of bread be \$x jar of peanut butter be \$y .. 3x+2y=5.49.............1 4x+3y=7.75.............2 .. multiply equation 1 by 4 and equation 2 by 3 and subtract to eliminate x 12x+8y=21.96 12x+9y=23.25 .. 8y-9y=21.96-23.25 -y=-1.29 y= \$1.29 the price for peanut butter jar .. plug the value of y in equation 1 3x+2*1.29=5.49 3x= 5.49-2.58 3x=2.91 x=0.97 for loaf of bread