# Math

Define variables and write a system of equations for this situation. Solve using substitution.

Suppose you want to join a video store. Big Video offers a special discount card that costs \$9.99 for one year. With the discount card, each video rental costs \$2.49. A discount card from Main Street Video costs \$20.49 for one year. With the Main Street Video discount card, each video rental costs \$1.79. After how many video rentals is the cost the same?

1. Cost of x videos from Big Video:
9.99 + 2.49x

Cost of x videos from Main Street Video:
20.49 + 1.79x

Set the two equations equal to each other to find when the cost will be the same:
9.99 + 2.49x = 20.49 + 1.79x
10.5 = .7x
x = 15 videos

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