Maths-
General
Easy

Question

Meghana bought three bags of popcorn at the concession and a drink for $1.50. If she paid $3.75 total, how much was each bag of popcorn?

Hint:

  • Hint:
○ Form equation using the given information.
○ Take the variable value as x or any alphabet.

The correct answer is: $0.75.


    • Step by step explanation:
    ○ Given:
    Cost of drink = $1.50
    Total money paid = $3.75
    ○ Step 1:
    ○ Let the price of 1 bag of popcorn be x.
    So, according to given information.

    rightwards double arrow3x + 1.50 = 3.75

    rightwards double arrow3x = 3.75 - 1.50

    rightwards double arrow3x = 2.25

    rightwards double arrowx = fraction numerator 2.25 over denominator 3 end fraction

    rightwards double arrowx = 0.75

    ∴ x = $0.75
    Final Answer:
    Hence, price of popcorn bag is $0.75.

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