# SOLUTION: 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.

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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):
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.11X+.09(6000-X)=624
.11X+540-.09X=624
.02X=624-540
.02X=84
X=84/.02
X=4200 AMOUNT INVESTED @ 11%.
6000-4200=1800 AMOUNT INVESTED @ 9%.
PROOF
.11*4200+.09*1800=624
462+162=624
624=624

Answer by jamaica21(1)   (Show Source):
You can put this solution on YOUR website!
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