# SOLUTION: Car rental agency A will rent a compact car for \$35 per day and an additional charge of \$.24 per mile. Car rental agency B will charge only \$.16 per mile but charges \$41 per day. I

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Customizable Word Problem Solvers  -> Mixtures -> SOLUTION: Car rental agency A will rent a compact car for \$35 per day and an additional charge of \$.24 per mile. Car rental agency B will charge only \$.16 per mile but charges \$41 per day. I      Log On

 Ad: Over 600 Algebra Word Problems at edhelper.com Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations! Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help!

 Word Problems: Mixtures Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Question 183532: Car rental agency A will rent a compact car for \$35 per day and an additional charge of \$.24 per mile. Car rental agency B will charge only \$.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 agancy B a beter bargain?Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!3*35+.24x=3*41+.16x 105+.24x=123+.16x .24x-16x=123-105 .08x=18 x=18/.08 x=225 miles driven would make the 2 rentals the same for the 3 days. Proof: 105+.24*225=123+.16*225 105+54=123+36 159=159