A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
KNicksfan4life
 2 years ago
to pay your monthly bills, you can either open a checking account or use and online banking service. a local bank service charges $3 per month and $.40 per check, while online services charges a flat fee of $9 per month
If you pay about 12 bills a month which service should you choose? Justify your answer.
KNicksfan4life
 2 years ago
to pay your monthly bills, you can either open a checking account or use and online banking service. a local bank service charges $3 per month and $.40 per check, while online services charges a flat fee of $9 per month If you pay about 12 bills a month which service should you choose? Justify your answer.

This Question is Closed

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The question is how many checks do you need to write per month to make the online banking service be a better deal? Let x = number of checks per month Local bank cost per month: 3 + 0.4x Online banking service cost per month: 9 3 + 0.4x = 9 Solve for x. If you write fewer than x checks per month, the local bank is a better deal. If you write x checks per month, they are the same. If you write more than x checks per month, the online banking service is a better deal.

blondie16
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2lets put it this way, put them into equations: the local bank: y=.4x+3 online bank: y=9x now plug in 12 for x and see which one would be better for banking. (which one is less?) :)

blondie16
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2all you have to do is put the 12 in for x and solve.. so it would be 4(12)+3 then you would do (4*12)+3 then do the same with the other one 9(12) and see which one is lower..

KNicksfan4life
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got 108 and 51 is this right?

blondie16
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yesh but you do not equal them up... so which one would you want to chose?

blondie16
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2right so you would want to choose the local bank

blondie16
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2lol not really but thanks
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.