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9-57.

Red apples cost $1.20 per pound and green apples cost $1.50 per pound. Homework Help ✎

Write an expression to represent the total cost of

*x*pounds of red apples and*y*pounds of green apples.What is the total cost if you buy 3 pounds of red apples and 2 pounds of green apples?

1.20*x* + 1.50*y*

Substitute 3 for *x* and 2 for *y*.

1.20(3) + 1.50(2) =

3.60 + 3.00 =

$6.60