math 5th grade
posted by susan
Samantha is making some floral arrangements. The table shows the prices for onehalf dozen of each type of flower.
Price for 1/2 dozen flowers
rose : $5.29
Carnation : $3.59
Tulip $ 4.79
part A: Samantha wants to buy 6 roses, 4 carnations, and 8 tulips. She estimates that she will spend about $14 on these flowers. Do you agree? Explain your answer.
Part B: Along with the flowers, Samantha bought 4 packages of glass beads and 2 vases. The vases cost $3.59 each and the total sales tax was $1.34. The total amount she paid was $28.50, including sales tax. Explain an strategy she could use to find the cost of 1 package of glass beads.

Henry
5.29 + (2/3)*3.59 + (4/3)*4.79 = $14.07, Yes.
28.50(2*3.59)1.34 = 19.98 = Cost of 4 pks. of glass beads.
19.98/4 = $5.00 = Cost of 1 pk. of glass beads. 
pooop
it is 0.84 that is the poopy answer!

Maritsa
Samantha wants to buy 6 roses 4 carnations and 8 tulips she estimates that she will spend about $14 on these flowers do you agree explain your answer

Shannon
Samanth wants to buy 6 roses,4 carnations,and 8 tulips.She estimates that she will spend $14.00 on these flowers.Do you agree?Explain your answer.

Anonymous
0.84?

Samantha
my answer is 1
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