Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 7:27pm.

one company charges $6.95 per shirt plus a setup fee of $43. Another company charges $8.40 per shirt plus a $58 set up fee. for what number of shirts would the total be the same?

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**PsyDAG**, Monday, April 29, 2013 at 3:00pm
43 + 6.95n = 58 + 8.40n

Solve for n.

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**Hi-tech**, Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 8:47pm
subtract 43 from both sides

9.65n=58-43+8.40n

9.65n=15+8.40n

subtract 8.40n from both sides

9.65n-8.40n=15

1.25n=15

divide it by 1.25

n=12

go back to the equation and plug in

12

9.65(12)+43=8.40(12)+58

158.8=158.8

There are infinity many solutions to this problem

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