# SOLUTION: Latoya purchased a prepaid phone card for \$30. Long distance calls cost 16 cents a minute using this card. Latoya used her card only once to make a long distance call. If the remai

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear Equations And Systems Word Problems Question 188943: Latoya purchased a prepaid phone card for \$30. Long distance calls cost 16 cents a minute using this card. Latoya used her card only once to make a long distance call. If the remaining credit on her card is \$26.48, how many minutes did her call last?Answer by jonvaliente(64)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let c = no of minutes Latoya called long distance To find out how much she spent for her call: 30-26.48=3.52 0.16*c=3.52 Dividing both sides by 0.16, we get c = 22 Latoya's call lasted for 22 minutes