Alexus O.

asked • 01/22/17

Story Problem

To print custom-designed T-shirts, Maria must pay $45 fee plus $15 for each T-shirt. What equations could be used to find the number of T-shirts Maria could print with $390? How many T-shirts can Maria buy? 
 
I always have a really hard time with solving story problems, so if anybody would be able to explain how to get the right equations it would help me a lot. Thank you!!

All I was able to do so far was get 45+15 but after that I'm not quite sure what to do...

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Andrew M. answered • 01/22/17

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