MATH SOLVE

4 months ago

Q:
# Nathan Alexander wants to purchase ears of corn for a family reunion picnic. A farmers’ market near his home offers six ears of corn for $1.25, 12 ears of corn for $2.64, or 36 ears of corn for $7.20. Which is the best buy? All the ears of corn are the same price. 12 ears for $2.64 6 ears for $1.25 36 ears for $7.20

Accepted Solution

A:

The best buy is 36 ears of corn for $7.20, because it is 20 cents per ear of corn