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Patty's Pet Company charges $0.55 per pound to ship pet supplies. Part A: Write an equation to determine the total cost, c, to ship p pounds of pet supplies. Use your equation to determine the cost of shipping 2 pounds of pet supplies. (6 points) Part B: If the company reduces the cost to ship pet supplies by 0.05 per pound, write an equation to determine the total cost, c, to ship p pounds of pet supplies with the reduced cost. (4 points)

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  1. nuccioreggie
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    @Michele_Laino Please EXPLAIN

  2. nuccioreggie
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    @Michele_Laino

  3. Michele_Laino
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    if the company requests $0.55 per pounds, then it requests: $0.55*n for n pounds

  4. nuccioreggie
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    Tha the answer for part A?

  5. Michele_Laino
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    yes! The cost for p pounds, is: 0.55*p

  6. Michele_Laino
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    if p=2, then we have: c=0.55*2=... please complete

  7. nuccioreggie
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    Can you complete it for me so i would understand better please

  8. Michele_Laino
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    it is simple, what is 0.55*2 ?

  9. nuccioreggie
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    1.1

  10. Michele_Laino
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    ok! that's right!

  11. Michele_Laino
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    Part B: now the new unit price is: 0.55-0.05=...?

  12. Michele_Laino
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    please complete that computation

  13. nuccioreggie
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    Ok

  14. Michele_Laino
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    what do you get? @nuccioreggie

  15. nuccioreggie
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    0.5

  16. nuccioreggie
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    So can you right it out for me ease

  17. Michele_Laino
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    perfect! so the new cost per pound, is : c= 0.50*p

  18. nuccioreggie
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    Ok so now can you right the whole part B answer out for me PLEEEEASE

  19. Michele_Laino
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    I have already answered to part B

  20. Michele_Laino
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    the requested formula, or function, is: c=0.50*p

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