You're buying scarves and gloves, as gifts for family members. Each scarf costs $3 less than each pair of gloves. Each pair of gloves costs $9. You buy 8 items for $66. How many scarves did you buy?
So, each scarf cost $6, Four scarves cost $24. Four pairs of gloves cost $36. That costs $60 total. I'm $6 short, but can only by 8 items.