Word Problem

Stephanie just got home from her shopping trip with three great gifts for her family.  She found a smart looking silk tie to give her father for $27.50.  For her mother, Stephanie found a pair of earrings for $47.77.  Stephanie's brother loves video games and she found one for $18.61.

Write the math equation: ______________________

How much did the three gifts cost? _______

Show your work!