Posted by **AbbyLovesMath** on Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 7:04pm.

A mail-order company charges $12 for each shirt. Shipping costs $f per oder.

Write a variable expression for the cost of odering x number of shirts

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**Marth**, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 7:08pm
Suppose you buy x shirts to be shipped as one order. What is the cost of the shirts? What is the cost of shipping?

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 7:08pm
I think you need to know how many shirts were ordered per order. If ten shirts were ordered on ONE order, the cost is 10x+4

If ten shirts were ordered on ten orders, then cost is

10x+40

So I am not certain there is a definite answer here.

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**AbbyLovesMath**, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 7:10pm
sorry I wrote the questionwrong!!!

A mail order company charges $12 for each shirt. Shipping costs $5 per order.

Write a variable expression for the cost of ordering x numbers of shirts.

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 7:15pm
cost=12x+5

That is to order x shirts one one order.

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**kennedy**, Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 7:47pm
i had the same question on my pre-al test i couldnt figure it on when i was correcting it so i googled it and here it is! thanks guys!

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