Posted by **Kate** on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 8:59pm.

Can you help me set this up?

Suppose you are trying to decide whether to buy ski equipment. Typically it costs $60 day to rent skis and buy a lift ticket. You can buy ski equipment for about $400. A lift ticket alone costs $35 for one day. Find the break-even point.

Thanks.

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**Steve**, Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 11:21pm
break-even is where

60x = 400+35x

where x is the number of days skiing

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**Kate**, Friday, December 7, 2012 at 6:40am
Thank you!!!

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**Jackie chan**, Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 6:44pm
I don't like math

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**Bruce Lee**, Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 8:22pm
The answer to part "b" of that question is no. It would take 25 years to break even. Therefore it is not worth it. Thumbs for asian persuasion.

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**Bruce Lee**, Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 8:22pm
The answer to part "b" of that question is no. It would take 25 years to break even. Therefore it is not worth it. Thumbs up for asian persuasion.

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