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please help me write algebraic equation/ solution if membership for local zoo is \$135, members do not pay admission but they are charged \$3. to park . non-members admission is \$25. for the zoo and \$5. for parking. After how many visits have members and non-members paid the same amt? I believe answer is 5 visits
135 +( 5 x 3) = 5(25) + 5(5)
150 = 150

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after n visits
cost for members = 135 + 3n
cost for non-members = 25n + 5n = 30n

when is 30n = 135 + 3n ?
27n = 135
n = 135/27 = 5

you are correct

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tks Reiny, i am having problems with these equation set-ups.

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