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Fruit prices (Posted on 2012-06-05) Difficulty: 1 of 5
At the store, there is a rule for determining the price of fruit. An apple costs 50¢, a pear costs 40¢, and an orange costs 60¢. It seems like the rule is 10¢ per letter, but a lemon does not cost 50¢. How much does a lemon cost?

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a list of modulo-10 cent fruits | Comment 7 of 8 |
The bael (known also as a woodapple) would be priced at only 20 cents.
The date would be 30 cents.
The mango would be priced like the apple at 50 cents.
Both guavaberry and its alias - rumberry - price the fruit at $1.20
The most expensive positional-letter-cent value fruit , such that its total value is divisible by 10 and the culinary fruit's name is limited to closed compound single-word names, the complex hybrid of the raspberries, blackberries and dewberries is the $1.30 youngberry.

Other closed compound single-word fruits are:
  • bolwarra($0.90)
  • caimito ($0.70)
  • chestnut ($1.10)
  • chokeberry ($1.10)
  • clementine ($1.00)
  • coffee [aka coffee cherry] ($0.40)
  • jugua ($0.40)
  • nutmeg ($0.80)
  • pawpaw ($0.80)
  • peumo ($0.70)
  • pistachio ($1.00)
  • pumpkin ($1.00)
  • raisin ($0.70)
  • rambutan ($0.90)
  • rhubarb ($0.70)
  • rollinia ($0.90)
  • shipova ($0.90)
  • tamarillo ($1.10)

Edited on June 7, 2012, 12:05 pm
  Posted by Dej Mar on 2012-06-06 08:15:16

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