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11-107.
  1. Three bouquet styles from Kris's Flower Shoppe are most popular. Style #1 uses three small bunches of carnations, four lilies, and two small bunches of daisies. Style #2 uses five small bunches of carnations and three small bunches of daisies. Style #3 uses one small bunch of carnations, four lilies, and four small bunches of daisies. Homework Help ✎

    1. Organize the information into a styles × flowers matrix named B.

    2. Carnations cost $2.75 for a small bunch, lilies cost $0.60 each, and daisies cost $1.00 for a small bunch. Organize the costs in a matrix named C.

    3. Which product, BC or CB, makes sense to find the cost of each bouquet? Find that product.

Pay careful attention to which values are being multiplied and added together in each product.