Posted by **Georgianna** on Monday, January 16, 2012 at 1:55pm.

If company A has an excess amount of glove they are willing to sell for a flat rate of 79.95. and company B has gloves they will sell for 30.95 and .15 per pair of gloves and company C also has gloves they will sell for 20.95 and .35 per pair. when will the costs be the same?

- Intermediate Algebra -
**Reiny**, Monday, January 16, 2012 at 2:16pm
1st equation:

.15x + 30.95 = 79.95

.15x = 49

x = 327 pairs of gloves

2nd equation:

.35x + 20.95 = 79.95

x = 169 pairs of gloves

3rd equation

.35x + 20.95 = .15x + 30.95

.2x = 10

x = 50

A and B gloves will cost the same if they sell327 pairs

A and C gloves will cost the same at 169 pairs

B and C gloves will cost the same at 50 gloves

Silly question, unless I mis-understood the question.

- Intermediate Algebra -
**Georgianna**, Monday, January 16, 2012 at 3:41pm
Not a silly question and thanks for the help!

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