Posted by **tara** on Thursday, April 17, 2008 at 11:00am.

Claudio a banking vice president took 17 neckties to Milto Cleaners. The rate for non silk ties is $3.25 per tie and for silk ties is $3.60 per tie. His total bill was $58.75. How many silk ties did he have dry cleaned?

Can you please show work on how to solve this?

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, April 17, 2008 at 11:36am
S*3.6+ (17-S)3.25=58.75

Is that correct?

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**Tara**, Thursday, April 17, 2008 at 11:46am
A classmate said the answer is 10 silk neckties. I need help working through the whole problem.

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, April 17, 2008 at 11:47am
I will be happy to check and critique your work. I am not going to do it for you.

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