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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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re(2): A semi-sensible solution Comment 8 of 8 |
(In reply to re: A semi-sensible solution by Dustin)

The cheapest priced culinary fruit that I found for the positional-letter-value price tag would be for the Southeast Asian fruit commonly known as gac [$0.11]. It is also known as Baby Jackfruit, Spiny Bitter Gourd, Sweet Gourd or Cochinchin Gourd.

GAC = 7+1+3 = 11 
  Posted by Dej Mar on 2012-06-06 08:36:33

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