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 Fruit prices (Posted on 2012-06-05)
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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