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A moving company charged $84 plus $50 an hour to move households across town. Another moving company charges $60 an hour for cross-town moves. For what lengths of time is the second moving company more expensive?

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    Let x be the amount of time of the breakeven point.

    Then 84+50x = 60x.

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