# SOLUTION: Car rental agency A will rent a compact car for \$40 per day and an additional charge of \$0.20 per mile. Car rental agency B will charge only \$0.16 per mile but charges \$51 per day.

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 Question 196835: Car rental agency A will rent a compact car for \$40 per day and an additional charge of \$0.20 per mile. Car rental agency B will charge only \$0.16 per mile but charges \$51 per day. If Adam wanted to rent a car for four days, how many miles would Adam have to drive to make car rental agency B a better bargain?Answer by Mathtut(3670)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A........ cost=.2x+40(d)......where x is number of miles : B....... cost=.16x+51(d).....where d is the number of days : .2x+40(4)=.16x+51(4) : .2x+160=.16x+204 : .04x=44 : x=1100 miles