# Reuben sells beaded necklaces. Each large necklace sells for $5.10 and each small necklace sells for $4.60. How much will he earn from selling 1 large necklace and 7 small necklaces?

##### 1 Answer

Reuben will earn $37.30 from selling 1 large and 7 small necklaces.

#### Explanation:

Let's create a formula for calculating how much Reuben will earn from selling necklaces:

First, let's call what he will earn

Then the number of large necklaces we can call

Also, the number of small necklaces we can call

We can put this altogether to get our formula:

In the problem we are told to calculate for Reuben selling 1 large necklace which we can substitute for