# You are selling lemonade for $1.50, a bag of kettle corn for $3, and a hot dog for $2.50. How do you write and simplify an expression for the amount of money you receive when #p# people buy one of each item?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 15, 2016

#### Explanation:

Let the number of people be

The amount received from the people buying ONE of each item is written as:

Money received =

=

Or you can work it out according to the money that each one of the people spent.

Cost of one lemonade, one bag and one hot dog

=

Money received from

Although the two answers are the same, each method uses a different way of thinking.