Riddle: A bat and a ball cost $1.10 in total. The bat costs $1.00 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?

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#### A Bat And A Ball Cost 1.10 Riddle

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The answer to the A Bat And A Ball Cost 1.10 riddle is below.

X be the value of the ball.

1$ more than ball equals bat.

So now Bat costs X + $1

Total cost of bat and ball is $1.10

Now BAT(X+$1) + BALL(X) = $1.10

hence (X + 1) + X = 1.10

2X + 1 = 1.10

2X = 1.10 – 1

2X = 0.10

X = 0.05