Posted by Amber on .
Your cable television company offers two plans: basic service with one movie channel for $35 or basic with two movie channels for $45. What is the charge for basic cable and for a movie channel?
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Algebra 
DrBob222,
m = charge for a movie.
b = charge for basic.
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m+b=$35
2m+b=45
Solve the two equations simultaneously for m and b.
Post your work if you get stuck. 
Algebra 
Amber,
thanks! its just really confuses me how to set up the different types of story problems.