Chapter 3.II, Problem 15RE

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Textbook Problem

On the way home from work, Bill Kingman stopped at Chicken Delight to purchase dinner for the family. The chicken was $12.79. Drinks came to $4.84. Side dishes totaled $7.65, and desserts amounted to $4.97.

**a.** What was the total cost of the food?

**b.** If Bill had a coupon for “$2.50 off any purchase over $15,” how much did he pay?

**(a)**

To determine

**To calculate:** The total cost of the food purchased by Bill Kingman for the family. The cost of chicken was $12.79, drinks was $4.84, side dishes was $7.65, and desserts was $4.97.

Explanation

**Given Information:**

The provided cost of chicken is $12.79, drinks is $4.84, side dishes is $7.65, and desserts is $4.97.

**Formula used:**

For adding and subtracting decimal numbers.

Step 1: Write all the numbers vertically aligning at decimal points.

Step 2: Add zeros to the right of the decimal numbers where ever necessary.

Step 3: Work from right to left while performing the indicated operations.

Step 4: In the answer place the decimal point is at the same place as in the problem.

**Calculation:**

To find the total cost, add all values.

Now align all the values vertically at decimal points,

Now perform addition from right to left,

**(b)**

To determine

**To calculate:** The total cost of the food purchased by Bill Kingman if he had a coupon for “$2.50 off any purchase over $15”. The cost of chicken was $12.79, drinks was $4.84, side dishes was $7.65, and desserts was $4.97”.

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