Posted by **carol** on Monday, April 16, 2012 at 9:43pm.

Marissa has budgeted $65 for her monthly cell phone expense. If her plan with her wireless provider is $15 plus $0.25 for each minute, how many minutes can she talk on her cell phone in a month and not exceed her budget?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, April 16, 2012 at 9:45pm
65 - 15 = 50

50 / 0.25 = ?

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**carol**, Monday, April 16, 2012 at 9:59pm
200

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, April 16, 2012 at 10:02pm
Right. She can talk for 200 minutes.

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**carol**, Monday, April 16, 2012 at 10:07pm
thank you I had that when I was trying to solve the problem just wanted to make sure it was right.

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