# Olivia purchases gifts for her mom and grandma for Mother's Day. The first is a pair of sunglasses for $16.35 and the second is a bracelet. Her total is $39.75. How much did she spend on the bracelet?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 6, 2018

$23.4

#### Explanation:

All you have to do is subtract the total ($39.75) and the the first gift ($16.35).

$39.75 - $16.35 = $23.4

We can check our answer by adding $16.35 and $23.4

$16.35 + $23.4 = $39.75

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