# Brad earns $200 a month selling ice cream, and makes an additional$12 for every milkshake he sells. If he made $344 last month, how many milkshakes did he sell? ##### 2 Answers Aug 17, 2016 $= 12$#### Explanation: $\frac{344 - 200}{12}$$= \frac{144}{12}$$= 12$Aug 17, 2016 12 milkshakes #### Explanation: We can solve this problem using algebra to write and solve an equation. Define the variable first: Let the number of milkshakes be $x$. income from milkshakes: He makes$12 for each of x milkshakes = $12 \times x = 12 x$

He is paid $200 per month for working, Total income = $12 x + 200 = 344$$12 x = 344 - 200 = 144$$12 x = 144$$x = 12\$