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A rental car agency charges a flat fee of $110.00 plus $46.00 per day to rent a certain car. Another agency charges a fee of $70.00 plus $54.00 per day to rent the same car. Using a graphing calculator, find the number of days for which the costs are the same. Round your answer to the nearest whole day. 9 3 5 8

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Jeremy Wood on February 21, 2018

The answer to this question would be: 5 daysIn this question, there are two types of rental pricing and you are asked to find the number of days in that both of them charge the same price.From the description, one can obtain an equation for each price that would look like this(x=number of days of rental):cost1= 110 + 46xcost2= 70 + 54xThen, the days on which the price of the same would be:cost1 = cost2110 + 46x= 70+54x110-70= 54x - 46x40= 8xx=5

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