## The Price of Tomatoes

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# The Price of Tomatoes

These ratio tables show the relationship between the cost and weight of tomatoes at two different stores.

- At Fruit World, the price for tomatoes is $0.60 per pound. The ratio is 0.6 : 1.
- At Veggie Mart, the price for tomatoes is $1.15 per pound. The ratio is 1.15 : 1.
- The formula for the cost of tomatoes at Fruit World is
*c*= 0.6*w*. - The formula for the cost of tomatoes at Veggie Mart is
*c*= 1.15*w*.