Jordan bought 2 pineapples and 5 peppers which altogether cost £51.
On another occasion he bought 8 pineapples and 15 peppers which cost £169.
Assume the cost of pineapples and peppers stays the same. How much does one pineapple cost? How much does one pepper cost?
Hint: The answers are whole numbers.
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One pineapple costs £8.
One pepper costs £7.
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