# Question #481b4

##### 1 Answer

Feb 2, 2018

One piece of toast costs $0.4 and one egg costs $ 1.25.

#### Explanation:

Let cost of egg be

Jimmy buys 1 egg and 1 piece of toast for $1.65 can be expressed as:

Bob buys 2 eggs and 1 piece of toast for $2.90 can be expressed as :

Eliminate any one variable, say

(2)-(1) gives:

To get

From (3) and (4),

One piece of toast costs $0.4 and one egg costs $ 1.25.