## Veronica went to the local convenience store to buy bread, milk, dishwashing liquid, and paper towels. The table below shows the cost for ea

Veronica went to the local convenience store to buy bread, milk, dishwashing liquid, and paper towels. The table below shows the cost for each item, including tax. Veronica gave the cashier a $10.00 bill. The cashier handed her 3 quarters and 4 pennies in change. Veronica thought she should have received more change.

Local Convenience Store Prices

Item Price

Bread $2.19

Milk $2.49

Dishwashing Liquid $0.87

Paper Towel $1.47

Which mathematical explanation best supports Veronica’s claim?

F.

The cashier did not scan the dishwashing liquid.

G.

The cashier scanned the bread twice.

H.

The cashier scanned the milk twice.

J.

The cashier handed out 4 pennies instead of 4 dimes.

## Answers ( )

Answer:

F.

Step-by-step:

She wanted bread ($2.19), milk ($2.49), dishwashing liquid($0.87), and paper towels($1.47).

$2.19

$2.49 $10.00 – $7.34 = $2.66

$0.89 – $0.79

+ $1.47 ————

————- $1.87

$7.34