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anonymous
 one year ago
an electrician charges $35 per hour plus a fixed amount for residential . for a job that took 6 hours, he billed $270. write an equation in the form y=mx+b that represent the cost ,c, of hiring this electrician for a job that takes x hours
anonymous
 one year ago
an electrician charges $35 per hour plus a fixed amount for residential . for a job that took 6 hours, he billed $270. write an equation in the form y=mx+b that represent the cost ,c, of hiring this electrician for a job that takes x hours

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how much is the fixed cost if we know that he charges $35/hour: $270(6x$35)

taylorclaudio
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think it would be somewhat like 35*6=?, then that number divided by 270

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0good. So, , the fixed is 60 like you said, which one is the cost, c in the expression 270 =(6x$35)+$60?

taylorclaudio
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thts just the way i do math

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok ill try his then i do your taylor

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so in the expression above , 270 is the fixed cost, so for x hours of labour and $60 fixed cost, we shall always have cost = (cost per hour) x(number of hours) +Fixed cost

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0still dont understand

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what did they say is the cost in the question c right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and rate per hour is 35 right?, this is our m, remember m is the gradient in the equation y =mx+b, so our m is 35 in this case

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i hope you understand what has just happened

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0need more help but ill get it in time
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