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How to do this?Miko went to shop to buy a shirt and a tie for her father as a birthday gift. 8 ties cost the same as 3 shirts. 8 ties and 3 shirts cost a total of $3216. How much more did a shirt cost than a tie? Guest May 12, 2017 Sort: ### 1+0 Answers #1 +7078 +1 How to do this?Miko went to shop to buy a shirt and a tie for her father as a birthday gift. 8 ties cost the same as 3 shirts. 8 ties and 3 shirts cost a total of$3216. How much more did a shirt cost than a tie?

$$8T=3S\\8T+3S=3216\\ x=S-T$$

$$16T=3216\\T=201$$

$$S=\frac{8T}{3}=\frac{8\cdot 201}{3}\\S=536$$

$$S-T=536-201\\ \color{blue} S-T=335$$

$$A \ shirt \ cost \ 335\ \ \ more \ than \ a \ tie.$$

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asinus  May 12, 2017
edited by asinus  May 12, 2017

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