math
posted by Amy .
Video rental Store A charges a membership fee of $25 and $2 for each movie rental.
Video rental store b charges a membership fee of $10 and $2.50 for each movie. Find the number of movies rentals for which both stores' charges are the same

Ok how bout if you equate the number of movies each store sold as x and then multiply it by how much it costs to rent a movie at each store. Set up two equations with the member fee included into the equation,one for Store A (use y to represent the total cost)
25 + 2x = y
then do the same for the other eaution
10 + 2.5x = y
no equate them together
25 + 2x = 10 + 2.5x
now all you have to do is solve for x and that will tell you how many movies were sold.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

math
haris has 20.92 to spend on videosgames rentals at a local video store. the store charges 3.95 per videogame rental plus 8.125% tax. what is the maximum number of video games that harris can rent? 
math
A video game store charges a monthly membership fee of $7.50 but the charge to rent each movie is only $1.00 per movie. Another store has no membership fee but it costs $2.50 to rent each movie. How many movies need to be rented each … 
Math
Letter 'C' on this question confuses me, please help! Holly has joined a video rental club. After paying $6 a year to join, she then has to pay only $1.25 for each new release she rents. a. Write an equation in intercept form to represent … 
algebra
A video store charges a monthly fee of 7.50, but the charge to rent each movie is only 1.00 per movie. Another store has no membership fee, but it costs 2.50 to rent each movie. How many movies need to be rented each month for the … 
Quick Math Help
A video rental company charges a membership fee of $10 plus $5.50 for each movie rented. If the slope of the function were to decrease, how would that effect the price of renting a movie? 
Quick Math Help
A video rental company charges a membership fee of $10 plus $5.50 for each movie rented. If the slope of the function were to decrease, how would that effect the price of renting a movie? 
math
Jesse rents 2 movies and 4 video games for a total of $18.70. At the same time, Dan rents 3 movies and 2 video games for a total of $15.25. How much does their friend Sabrina need to rent a combination of one game and one movie from … 
math
Tide's boat rental charges a rental fee of $200 plus $30 per hour. Surfs rental charges a rental fee of $240 plus $25 per hour. For what number of hours is the boat rental cost the same at each rental business 
Math
Blockbuster movie charges ten dollars for membership fee, and an additional three dollars and fifty cents for each movie rental. Write an equation to describe the cost, c , of renting x movies including the membership fee. 
Math
Customers have two options when renting video games from a rental store. Plan A requires a $5 monthly fee and a $1 per video rental. Plan B requires $8 monthly fee and $0.75 per video rental. How many video rentals would be required …