At a grocery store, blueberries come packaged in 8-ounce containers for $2.80. At a farmer's market, blueberries cost $4.20 for 14 ounces. There are 16 ounces in one pound. Which statement accurately compares the cost of blueberries?

Accepted Solution

1 pound = 16 ounce.8 ounce = Β 0.5 pound14 ounce = 0.875 pound.Cost of blueberries per pound at Grocery store = [tex]2.80\times0.5=5.6[/tex] dollars.Cost of blueberries per pound at farmer's market = [tex]\frac{4.20}{0.875} =4.8[/tex] dollars.$5.6-$4.8=$0.8Hence, at farmers market, blueberries cost $0.80 less for one pound of blueberries.