Posted by **Jane** on Friday, December 30, 2011 at 3:45pm.

Explain how to solve:

Sam is ordering pizza. Tony's Pizza charges $7 for a large cheese pizza plus $.75 for each additional topping. Maria's Pizza charges $8 for a large cheese pizza plus $.50 for each additional topping. For what number of toppings will the cost of a large pizza be the same at either restaurant?

- math -
**Steve**, Friday, December 30, 2011 at 4:24pm
Tony charges 7 + .75t for a pizza with t extra toppings.

Maria charges 8 + .5t for the same pizza.

so, we want to know, when does

7 + .75t = 8 + .5t

.25t = 1

t = 4

So, a pizza with 4 extra toppings costs

7.00 + 4*.75 = 10.00 at Tony's, and

8.00 + 4*.50 = 10.00 at Maria's.

So, for extra credit, who charges less for a pizza with 3 extra toppings? How about 5 extra toppings?

- math -
**algebra 1**, Friday, October 23, 2015 at 12:37pm
confused

- math -
**jaunita**, Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 10:20pm
4 duh lol i like wafflez

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - Here is the problem: Christopher orders a three topping pizza for $15.25...
- Math - Papa’s Pizzeria charges $12.00 for a medium cheese pizza and $1.25 for ...
- geometry - Papa's Pizza charges $0.05 per square inch of pizza. Pizza is ...
- 8th grade Math - Can you please check my answers? Wally ordered a pizza. He ...
- Algebra - A LARGE PIZZA COSTS $8.95,PLUS 0.65 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL TOPPING.REMI ...
- Ratios - Please Help me figure out HOW to do this students in classes, displayed...
- Pre- algebra - This makes no sense: Students in classes, displayed below, ate ...
- English - 1. I'd like a large sized cheese pizza. 2. I'd like a large-sized ...
- algebra - The radius of a large pizza is two times plus 3 inches larger than a ...
- math - Sandra makes a pizza she puts mushrooms on 2/8 of the pizza she adds ...

More Related Questions