math

posted by .

Write and solve an equation to model the situation:
two friends are renting an apartment. they pay the landlord the first months rent. the landlord also requires them to pay an additional half of a month's rent for a security deposit. the total amount they pay the landlord before moving in is $1725. What is the monthly rent?

  • math -

    x + 0.5x = 1725
    1.5x = 1725
    x = 1725/1.5
    x = ?

  • math -

    Ms.Sue is right but math doesn't have one way to calculate something so here how I did my , and I got the same result with Ms. Sue .

    2.2m+500=2800
    2m=2300
    M=2300/2 ( 2300 divided by 2 )
    M= 1150

    I hope that's fine with you Ms. Sue
    I'm just giving my help !!!

    Thanks , Have a great day readers @@@

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Microeconomics - profit maximisation

    Hi, I would really appreciate if someone could help me out on this question! Im not looking to cheat I just want some kind guidance on how to do the question. Ive looked and I honestly don't know! Given the demand function P = 100 …
  2. MATH

    Marys landlord raised her rent 25%.if her new rent is $500,how much did she pay before the increase?
  3. Probabilities

    An apartment building has 140 apartments, all renting at the same price. It is know that all the apartments can be rented if the rent is $250 per month, and that each increase in rent by $5 will result in one additional apartment becoming …
  4. Math 1200

    a complex has 205 apartment units. When the rent is $635 per month all 205 units are occupied.Assume that for each $75 increase in rent 15 units becomes vacent. Assume that the number of occupied units is a linear function of the rent. …
  5. Calculus-Applied Optimization Problem

    The manager of a large apartment complex knows from experience that 100 units will be occupied if the rent is 425 dollars per month. A market survey suggests that, on average, one additional unit will remain vacant for each 9 dollar …
  6. U.S. and Global Economics: Involving MATH

    PLZZZ.. Help I just don't understand how to calculate this A landlord wants to acquire an additional apartment building for $250,000. The new building contains eight apartment units, which will each rent for $500 per month. The bank …
  7. Math 115

    The manager of a large apartment complex knows from experience that 90 units will be occupied if the rent is 444 dollars per month. A market survey suggests that, on the average, one additional unit will remain vacant for each 6 dollar …
  8. Math

    Part A: Max rented a motorbike at $465 for 5 days. If he rents the same motorbike for a week, he has to pay a total rent of $625. Write an equation in the standard form to represent the total rent (y) that Max has to pay for renting …
  9. Math

    Suppose you rent apartments in a large apartment complex. Currently there are 90 apartments being rented at a rent of $1300 per month. Evidence shows that for every increase of $25 per month in rent, there will be 1 additional unit …
  10. Accounting

    The company rents office space and on December 1 had paid 7200 to the landlord for 12 months' rent in advance.

More Similar Questions