Posted by **rj** on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 9:23am.

Rents a van at daily rate of $19.95 plus .39/mile, another company will rent same van for $39.95 plus .29/mile. for what mileage are the costs the same?

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**gngraqn**, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 9:42am
39.95-19.95=20

.39-.29=.10

20/.10=200m

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**Reiny**, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 10:23am
cost1 = .39x +19.95 , where x is the number of mile

cost2 = .29x + 39.95

when is cost1 = cost2 ?

.39x + 19.95 = .29x + 39.95

.1x = 20

x= 20/.1 = 200

the cost is the same at 200 miles

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