Kelly buys 3 videos games that costs $18.96 each. She also buys 2 pairs of earbuds that cost $11.50 each. She has a coupon for $2 off the price of each video game. Kelly uses a calculator as shown to find that the total cost of the item is $77.85. The cashier tells her that the total costs is $73.88. Who is correct? Justify your argument.
Total Cost = 3 games at $16.96 each + 2 earbuds at $11.50 each
= 3(18.96  2) + 2(11.50) = 50.88 + 23 = 73.88 The cashier is correct. The total cost is $73.88. Ask Algebra House
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