Question

# A local baseball team bought 75 shirts from a t-shirt company. The team was charged $6.25 for total shipping but received a $20 team discount. If the total bill was $398.75, how much was each t-shirt?

Hint:

**Hint:**

○ Form the equation according to given information..

○ Take variable values as x or any alphabet.

○ Solve the equation to get value of x.

○ Shipping price will be added and discount price will be subtracted from total cost.

**Hint:**## The correct answer is: $5.5.

- Step by step explanation:

○ Given:

Total t-shirt brought = 75.

total shipping cost = $6.25.

total discount = $20.

total money paid = $398.75.

○ Step 1:

○ Let the cost of each t-shirt be x.

∴ total cost will be,

(cost of 75 t-shirts + shipping cost - discount )

(75x + 6.25 - 20 )

○ Step 2:

○ It is given that total cost is $398.75.

∴ 75x + 6.25 - 20 = 398.75

75x = 398.75 + 20 - 6.25

75x = 412.50

x =

x = 5.5

- Final Answer:

Hence, the price of one t-shirt is $5.5.

○ Step 2:

○ It is given that total cost is $398.75.

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