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Selena2345
 2 years ago
An online company charges a shipment fee of $4.99 per order and an item fee of $0.65 per pound to ship furniture. Part A :Write a numerical expression that can be used to find the total cost to ship a piece of furniture that weighs 8 pounds.Part B: What is the total cost, in dollars to ship a piece of furniture that weighs 8 pounds ?
Selena2345
 2 years ago
An online company charges a shipment fee of $4.99 per order and an item fee of $0.65 per pound to ship furniture. Part A :Write a numerical expression that can be used to find the total cost to ship a piece of furniture that weighs 8 pounds.Part B: What is the total cost, in dollars to ship a piece of furniture that weighs 8 pounds ?

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karatechopper
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well..so you have the shipment fee of 4.99 and the per pound fee of 0.65. So.. Lets look at the per pound fee. You have a piece of furniture that is 8 POUNDS. To find the total amount you need to pay for the whole piece of furniture you need to multiply 0.65 x 8 agree? 0.65 x 8= 5.20 Now we know that the piece of furniture costs $5.20 You buy that piece of furniture and its shipping price is $4.99 so now you have to add the shipping cost to the cost of the piece of furniture. that would be.. $4.99 + $5.20 = $10.19

karatechopper
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That would be the total cost^

karatechopper
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Lets step back into the way I taught it tho, and put it in full numbers.

karatechopper
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.10.65(8) + 4.99=T T Total Cost .65 is for the cost per pound 8 is for the amount of pounds the piece of furniture weighs 4.99 is the cost of shipping.

karatechopper
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Does that help? Sorta?

karatechopper
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1:) Yay!! Need anymore help, I can try!

Selena2345
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes i need help with 3 more questions

karatechopper
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1okay, I can try em! Could ya make a separate post so that the thread doesn't get to long?
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