Posted by cayla on .
a local newspaper can be ordered for delivery on weekdays or sundays. a weekday paper is 35 cents and the sunday edition is $1.50. the stadles ordered delivery of the weekday papers.the month of march had 23 weekdays and april had 20. how mach should the carrier charge the stadlers for those two months?

prealgebra 
Ms. Sue,
0.25(20 + 23) = ?

prealgebra 
cayla,
.25(20)+.25(23)
5+5.75
is it 10.75 
prealgebra 
Ms. Sue,
Sorry  but I had a typo in my post. Your work is one way to do this problem.
0.35(20 + 23) =
0.35 * 43 = $15.05 
prealgebra 
cayla,
thank you

prealgebra 
Ms. Sue,
You're welcome.