# SOLUTION: Snow white and the seven dwarfs went to work as carpenters. Each dwarf earned \$20. Snow white earned \$3.50 more than the average of the eight. How much did snow white earn?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Trigonometry-basics Question 600351: Snow white and the seven dwarfs went to work as carpenters. Each dwarf earned \$20. Snow white earned \$3.50 more than the average of the eight. How much did snow white earn?Answer by w_parminder(53)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let earnings of Snow white = X Average of the eight = Snow White's earning is \$3.50 more than the average of the eight, so OR OR 8X = 168 + X OR 8X - X = 168 OR 7X = 168 X = 168/7 X = 24 So Snow White earn \$24