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Posted by on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 4:09pm.

Best Car rental agency charges a flat rate of $40 and 10¢ per mile to rent a standard car. A+ Rentals charges a flat rate of $35 and 20¢ per mile for the same car.
a. Write an equation to represent the total cost (y) and number of miles (x) of renting from each company.
b. If you plan to rent a car and travel 500 miles, which plan would you choose and why? Show your work.
c. How many miles do you need to drive for both plans to cost the same?

  • Algebra - , Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 11:13am

    a. Best = y = 40 + .10x

    A+ = y = 35 + .20x

    b. Calculate y when x = 500.

    c. 40 + .10x = 35 + .20x

    Solve for x.

  • Algebra - , Friday, January 16, 2015 at 11:31am

    25.DOLLARS A DAY .10 CENT A MILE AND 40.00 DOLLARS A DAY .10 CENT A MILE

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