Math

posted by Anonymous

The rates for Internet use offered by three companies are shown below.
Company A: $6.00 every 90 minutes of use
Company B: $2.75 every 45 minutes of use
Company C: $3.00 for every 60 minutes of use

Which company offers the lowest rate per minute?

  1. Ms. Sue

    What do you think you should do with these pairs of numbers? Add? Subtract? Multiply? Divide?

  2. Anonymous

    I'm pretty sure that you could either multiply or divide.

  3. Ms. Sue

    Which one will give you reasonable answers?

  4. Anonymous

    For B, I'd multiply it by 2 to get 90, then mutliply $2.75 by 2 to get 5.50.

  5. Anonymous

    Multiplication works better for me.

  6. Lola

    But then again, it's asking for the lowest rate per MINUTE.

  7. Ms. Sue

    Do you mean that you'd pay $5.50 per minute??
    The company only charges $2.75 for 45 minutes!!

  8. Anonymous

    Ohh.

    Well, know I to divide instead.
    Can I take $5.50 and divide it by 90 to get my answer for B?

  9. Anonymous

    So here are my results for all:
    Company A: 0.07 c/minute
    Company b: 0.06 c/minute
    Company C: 0.05 c/minute

    So the answer would be C?

  10. Ms. Sue

    Yay! You've got it! :-)

  11. Anonymous

    Yay! Thank you :D

  12. Ms. Sue

    You're very welcome. :-)

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Algebra

    A clothing company makes two basic products- shirts and pants. The company has 50 labor hours per day in the cutting department and 70 hours available in the sewing department. It takes 12 minutes to cut a shirt and 15 minutes to sew …
  2. Stitistics

    An oil change company advertises that they can change the oil in your car in 15 minutes. Based on the data collected below, what is the probability that oil change will take more than 15 minutes?
  3. stat

    An oil change company advertises that they can change the oil in your car in 15 minutes. Based on the data collected below, what is the probability that oil change will take more than 15 minutes?
  4. Math

    How would you solve this word problem in one variable inequality form?
  5. math

    23. There are two telephone companies provide home phone service in New York City. Company A charges $25 monthly fee and $0.10 for one minute after 30 minutes phone call. Company B charges $20 monthly fee and $0.12 for one minute after …
  6. math

    23. There are two telephone companies provide home phone service in New York City. Company A charges $25 monthly fee and $0.10 for one minute after 30 minutes phone call. Company B charges $20 monthly fee and $0.12 for one minute after …
  7. Math

    Two phone companies offer discount rates to students. The first company wants $9.95 per month plus $.10 per minute for long distance calls. The second company wants $12.95 per month plus $.08 per minute for long distance calls. Write …
  8. Math Help!!

    Two phone companies offer discount rates to students. The first company wants $9.95 per month plus $.10 per minute for long distance calls. The second company wants $12.95 per month plus $.08 per minute for long distance calls. Write …
  9. 8th grade math

    Company A charges $25.00 for up to 100 minutes, plus $0.50 for each extra minute. Company B charges $50.00 for an unlimited number for minutes. What are the equations for each company?
  10. FINAN & QUANTITATIVE LITERACY

    Your current cell phone company charges $30 per month for unlimited minutes. Another company charges $20 per month for the first 500 minutes plus 5ยข a minute for any additional minutes. Should you keep your current service or switch …

More Similar Questions