Question 120796: Car rental agency A will rent a compact car for $35 per day and an additional charge of $0.24 per mile. Car rental agency B will charge only $0.16 per mile but charges $41 per day. If Adam wanted to rent a car for three days, how many miles would Adam have to drive to make car rental agency B a better bargain? Found 2 solutions by checkley71, jamaica21:Answer by checkley71(8403) (Show Source):
You can put this solution on YOUR website! .11X+.09(6000-X)=624
X=4200 AMOUNT INVESTED @ 11%.
6000-4200=1800 AMOUNT INVESTED @ 9%.
Cartoon (animation) form: For tutors: simplify_cartoon( x+x-x+2x=6 )
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