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Number of Apples and Pears Sold

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This information is to be used to answer questions #14-15) At the local grocery store, apples are sold for $\$2$ per pound and pears are sold for $\$2.50$ per pound. Yesterday, the store sold the same number of pounds of apples as pounds of pears, for a total of $\$180$.

How many pounds of apples were sold yesterday?

A

36

B

20

C

40

D

45

E

24