Posted by Alexius on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 6:37pm.
jake goes to the grocery store and buys 3 apples. 2 cans of soup, and 1 box of cereal. the apples cost $0.89 each; the soup costs $2.98 per can; and the box of cereal $4.99. write an equation that represents the total cost c of jake's purchases.

Algebra  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 6:39pm
3(0.89) + 2(2.98) + 4.99 = c

Algebra  Alexius, Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 6:59pm
mr.thomas wants to buy a boat. he must make 548 monthly payments to pay back the amount he borrowed, plus interest. his monthly payment is $161.85. what other information is necessary to determine the amount of money mr.thomas borrowed from the bank.

Algebra  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 7:08pm
What is the interest rate?
Tell Mr. Thomas it's ridiculous to take over 45 years to pay off this boat.