MATH SOLVE

2 months ago

Q:
# Which shows a correct order to solve this story problem? Peter bought 3 biscuits for $1.59 each and 3 sausages for $2.50 each at the corner restaurant. He left a $1.85 tip for the server. How much did Peter have left from the $25 he took to the restaurant? A. Step 1: Add the price of a biscuit to the price of a sausage. Step 2: Multiply that total by 3. Step 3: Subtract the total amount from $25. Step 4: Add the tip. B. Step 1: Calculate the price of 3 biscuits. Step 2: Calculate the price of 3 sausages. Step 3: Add the total amounts from Steps 1 and 2 to the amount of the tip. Step 4: Subtract that total amount from $25. C. Step 1: Add the price of a biscuit and the tip. Step 2: Add the price of a sausage to the total from Step 1. Step 3: Multiply that total by 3. Step 4: Subtract that total amount from $25.

Accepted Solution

A:

Since he bought more than one of each, he needs to find the total cost of the biscuits and sausage first.

The correct answer should be:

B. Step 1: Calculate the price of 3 biscuits. Step 2: Calculate the price of 3 sausages. Step 3: Add the total amounts from Steps 1 and 2 to the amount of the tip. Step 4: Subtract that total amount from $25.

The correct answer should be:

B. Step 1: Calculate the price of 3 biscuits. Step 2: Calculate the price of 3 sausages. Step 3: Add the total amounts from Steps 1 and 2 to the amount of the tip. Step 4: Subtract that total amount from $25.