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Jamie will choose between two catering companies for an upcoming party. Company A charges a set-up fee of $500 plus $25 for each guest. Company B charges a set-up fee of $200 plus $30 per guest.
a. Write expressions that you can use to determine the amount each company charges for g guest.
b. Jamie learns that the $500 set-up fee for Company A includes payment for 20 guests. The $25 guest charge is for every guest over the first 20. If there will be 50 guests which company will cost the least?

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  1. solve for g
    500+25g = 200+30g

    for the rest, ....
    "guest charge is for every guest over the first 20" ----> (g-20)
    make use of that hint

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