# Father bought 3 cakes at $7.90 each , 6 hot dogs at$1.05 each and some icicles at $0.50 each . the ttoal amount that father paid was$39.50, how many icicles did he buy?

Father bought 3 cakes at $7.90 each , 6 hot dogs at$1.05 each and some icicles at $0.50 each . the ttoal amount that father paid was$39.50, how many icicles did he buy?
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blikath3
The only quantity we do not know is the number of icicles.
Let the number of icicles be x
$7.90×3+1.05×6+0.50×x=39.50\phantom{\rule{1ex}{0ex}}\text{all in }$
$23.70+6.30+0.5x=39.50$
$0.5x=39.50-30.00$
$0.5x=9.5$
$\frac{0.5x}{0.5}=\frac{9.5}{0.5}$
$x=19$
19 icicles were bought