# algebra

Plumber chargers \$60 an hour. Plumber B chargers \$40 to visit your home plus \$55 for each hour. for hop many hours will the total cost for each plumber be the same? how much will that cost be?

Write a system of equations:
solve the system of equation using either subitution or elimination

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1. I assume the first is plumber A
Cost = 60t , where t is the number of hours

plumber B:
cost = 55t + 40

when are the costs the same? When
60t = 55t+40

solve and you got the value of t
plug it back into one of the equations to get the cost

(no system of equations needed here)

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