Posted by Bri on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 10:48am.
Ace Rent a Car charges a flat fee of $15 and $0.25 a mile for their cars. Acme Rent a Car charges a flat fee of $30 and $0.17 a mile for their cars. Use the following model to find out after how many miles Ace Rent a Car becomes more expensive than Acme Rent a Car. c= 15+0.25m Ace, c=30+0.17m Acme
Would someone please help me?

MathAlgebra 2  Damon, Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 10:51am
so
15 + .25 m = 30 + .17 m
.08 m = 15
m = 1500/8
m = 187.5 miles

MathAlgebra 2  Needhelp, Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 1:50pm
.08m = 15 = 08m/.08 = 15/.08(m) = m =187.5

MathAlgebra 2  Needhelp, Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 1:53pm
15+ .25(187.5) = 30+.17(187.5)
15 + 46.875 = 30 + 31.875 =
61.875 = 61.875 miles
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