# Algebra 2

posted by .

When pedro called Gary, the call cost \$1.58. If the rate for the call was 53 cents for the first three minutes and 15 cents for each additional minute or fraction thereof, how long did Pedro and gary talk?

• Algebra 2 -

.53 + .15[m-3] = 1.58
.15[m-3] = 1.05
[m-3] = 7
m-3 = 7
m = 10

check:

.53 + .15*7 = .53 + 1.05 = 1.58

## Similar Questions

1. ### math correction

can someone correct this for me. Business and finance. The cost for a long-distance telephone call is \$0.36 for the first minute and \$0.21 for each additional minute or portion thereof. Write an inequality representing the number of …
2. ### math

The cost of a long-distance telephone call is \$.36 for the first minute and \$.21 for each additional minute or portion thereof. Write an inequality representing the number of minutes a person could talk without exceeding \$3. cost= …
3. ### algebra

The cost for a long-distance telephone call is \$0.36 for the first minute and \$0.21 for each additional minute or portion thereof. Write an inequality representing the number of minutes a person could talk without exceeding \$3. Well, …
4. ### Algebra 1

A long-distance phone call costs \$0.55 for the first minute and \$0.09 for each additional minute or portion thereof. Write an inequality representing the number of minutes a person could talk without exceeding \$7. Wouldn't that just …
5. ### Algebra

A long-distance call using DEC costs 20 cents for the first minute and 16 cents for each additional minute. The same call, placed on LCS, costs 19 cents for the first minute and 18 cents for each additional minute. For what length …
6. ### Math

The price of an international call from Detroit to Paris, France, using a particular phone company is 75 cents for the first 5 minutes and 10 cents for each additional minute or fraction thereof. What is the cost (in dollars) of a …
7. ### Math

A telephone call costs c cents for the first 3 minutes and 12 cents for each additional minute. Write and solve an equation to find the total cost of 25 minutes call.
8. ### math

43. A phone company charges 10 cents per minute for the first 3 minutes of a call, and 10-cents for each minute thereafter.What is the cost, in cents, of a 10-minute phone call?
9. ### algebra

a long distance call costs .50 for the first minute, and then .9 for each additional minute. If the call lasted 10 minutes, how much did the call cost in cents?
10. ### Algebra

A long-distance telephone call cost \$.20 for the first 10 minutes plus \$.10 for each additional minute. How much should you expect to pay for a call that was 26,457 seconds?

More Similar Questions