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Question:

A recipe calls for 8 ounces of black beans or red beans. The cheapest option to buy and use would be:

A one 8-ounce can of red beans at $1.49
Explaination

Choice (B) is the cheapest option. Calculate each answer option and compare:
Choice (A): 2 × $0.79 = $1.58.
Choice (B): $1.49.
Choice (C): Two 3-ounce cans don’t equal 8 ounces, so this answer can’t be correct.
Choice (D): 3 × $0.65 = $1.95.