# Math

Suppose Meagan needs to drive the truck 10 miles to her new home.
a) What is the cost of using Truck A?
b) What is the cost of using Truck B?
c) Which company offers the better deal at this mileage?
2. Suppose Meagan needs to dive the truck 30 miles to her new home.
a) What is the cost of using Truck A?
b) What is the cost of using Truck B?
c) Which company offers the better deal at this mileage?
3. Suppose x = the number of miles the truck will be driven.
a) Write an algebraic expression representing the cost of Truck A.
b) Write an algebraic expression representing the cost of Truck B.
4. Suppose Meagan would like to know when the costs are equal between the two companies.
a) Write an equation that shows the costs are equal.
b) Solve the equation to find the mileage at which both companies charge the same amount.
5. Discuss how Meagan should make her decision based on these results.

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1. Suppose Ryan wanted help with a problem, but didn't provide information on the cost of driving trucks.

Suppose also that he just dumped his problem on the tutors with no indication that he had done anything on his own to solve it.

What are the chances that he'll actually get any help?
(A) slim
(B) none

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