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Posted by **lea** on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 6:49pm.

A long distance phone company charges $0.027 per minute and a $2 monthly fee. Another long distance phone company charges $0.035 per minute with no monthly fee. Find the number of minutes for which the charges for both companies would be the same.

What is the cost?

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I don't want the answer, I just need help putting the equation together.

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**drwls**, Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 7:57pmLet the the number of minutes.

Let X be the month's charge of Company A

Let Y be the month's charge of Company B

X = 2 + 0.027 t

Y = 0.035 t

Sewt X = Y and solve for t.

2 = 0.008 t

t = 2/0.008 = ___ minutes

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 12:47am250 min

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