Mary Lou answered the following word problem:
There were 24 people at a party. The cost was $22 per person plus $30 for the cake.
What was the total cost of the party in dollars?

Student Instructions

Read the word problem on the left. Mary Lou wrote the following expression to answer the word problem: (30 + 22) x 24 Is her written expression to the word problem correct? Explain your reasoning very clearly. Be thorough and cohesive. Solve the word problem. 1. Tap and . 2. You can type (), write (), or record () your answer. 3. Tap to upload your work.