# A.2.2.3 Blueberries and Earnings

## Write an equation to represent each situation about blueberries.

a. Blueberries are $4.99 a pound. Diego buys *b* pounds of blueberries and pays $14.95.
b. Blueberries are $4.99 a pound. Jada buys *p* pounds of blueberries and pays *c* dollars.
c. Blueberries are *d* dollars a pound. Lin buys *q* pounds of blueberries and pays *t* dollars.

## Write an equation to represent each situation about earning money.

a. Noah earned n dollars over the summer. Mai earned $275, which is $45 more than Noah did.
b. Noah earned *v* dollars over the summer. Mai earned *m* dollars, which is $45 dollars more than Noah
did.
c. Noah earned *w* dollars over the summer. Mai earned *x* dollars, which is *y* dollars more than Noah did.