500g of strawberries cost £4.10, 400g raspberries and 300g strawberries cost £7.46, what would 200g it raspberries and 200g of strawberries cost?
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Since 500g of strawberries cost £4.10, 300g cost ⅗ of £4.10=£2.46. Now we can work out the cost of 400g of raspberries=7.46-2.46=£5. So 200g cost £2.50, half as much. 200g of strawberries cost ⅔ of £2.46 or ⅖ of £4.10=£1.64. So total cost=1.64+2.50=£4.14.

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