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  • one year ago

two friends are renting an apartment. they pay the landlord the first and last month's rent. The landlord also also requires them to pay an additional half month's rent for a security deposit. . the total amount due is 1600. what is the monthly rent. linear equations

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    @peachpi @Mehek14

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    • one year ago
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    let x = one month's rent x + x + 0.5x = 1600 solve for x

  5. anonymous
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    0.7x

  6. Vocaloid
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    not quite... remember that x = 1x x + x + 0.5x = (1+1+0.5)x = ?

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    2.5x?

  8. Vocaloid
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    right. so, 2.5x = 1600 what is x?

  9. anonymous
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    1.5

  10. anonymous
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    ohh its 640

  11. Vocaloid
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    right

  12. Vocaloid
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    so $640 is our answer

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thanks. :)

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