# pre-algebra

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Linda would like to hire a clown to perform at her son's birthday party. Clown city charges \$100 for incidentals plus \$30 per hour for hiring a clown to perform. Party performers charges \$120 for incidentals plus \$25 per hour. How many hours would Linda need to plan on so that Party Performers is less expensive than Clown City?

• pre-algebra -

solve
100 + 30t = 120 + 25t

• pre-algebra -

120+25x<100+30x
20x<5x
x>4
Greater than 4 hours.

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