Thanh bought 11 pieces of fruit and spent $5.60. If apples cost $0.60 each and pears cost $0.35 each, how many of each kind of fruit did he buy? Homework Help ✎
Let x = the number of apples he bought
Let y = the number of pears he bought
Write a system of equations using the given information.
0.60x + 0.35y = 5.60
x + y = 11
Solve the system of equations for x and using either the Substitution Method or the Elimination Method.