A farmer sold 3 pints of strawberries for $1.98 each, 5 pints of raspberries for $2.49 each, and a bushel of peaches for $5.50 at his roadside stand. How much money did the farmer make?

A farmer sold 3 pints of strawberries for $1.98 each, 5 pints of raspberries for $2.49 each, and a bushel of peaches for $5.50 at his roadside stand. How much money did the farmer make?

Detailed Explanation

Multiply three pints of strawberries at 1.98 (3 × 1.98 = 5.94); 5 pints of raspberries at 2.49 (5 × 2.49 = 12.45) and 1 bushel of peaches at 5.50 (1 × 5.50 = 5.50). Add the products together to determine the amount of cash the farmer earned: 5.94 + 12.45 + 5.50 = 23.89.