Volunteers at Sam’s school use some of the student council’s savings for a special project. They buy 8 backpacks for $8 each and fill each backpack with paper and pens that cost $3. By how much did the student council’s savings change because of this project?

The savings was changed by


  1. Answer:
    The savings were changed by $88
    Step-by-step explanation:
    1 backpack costs 8 dollars and they bought 8 of them, you have to multiply 8 dollars by 8 cause there is 8 backpacks which is 64 , pen and pencils for 1 backpack costs 3 dollars , so you have to multiply 3 by 8  cause there are 8 backpacks which is 24. then you add 64 and 24 which is 88


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