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Company A rents copiers for a monthly charge of $200 plus 8 cents per copy.Company B rents copiers for a monthly charge of $400 plus 4 cents per copy.What is the number of copies above which Company A's charges are the higher of the two?

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  1. sgadi
    • 5 years ago
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    200+0.08*x>400+0.04*x 0.04*x>200 x>200/0.04 x>5000

  2. anonymous
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    COULD YOU SIMPLIFY YOUR ANSWER a bit mr sgadi

  3. sgadi
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    if company takes x copies per month, then cost for compant A is \[200+0.08x\] and cost for company B is \[200+0.04x\] so we need condition when cost of company A is greater or equal to second one .. so we can say 200+0.08*x>=400+0.04*x 0.04*x>=200 x>=200/0.04 x>=5000

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