# 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?

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Aug 17, 2016

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Aug 17, 2016

12 milkshakes

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We can solve this problem using algebra to write and solve an equation.

Define the variable first:

Let the number of milkshakes be

income from milkshakes:

He makes $12 for each of x milkshakes =

He is paid $200 per month for working,

Total income =