I really need help!! Please??
The FEA club will charge each competitor $10 to enter the card stacking contest.Write an equation and find how many competitors it will take to get to the breakeven. I know the equation is 425p+6460=10p. What and how do I get the answer??
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Can you explain where the 425 and 6460 came from please? Is it in the book?
Yes, its in a book.the 425 is the cost (times by 10, origanly 4.25) per competitor, 6460 is the cost (originally 64.60) of extra expensive. And I need the break even for when the FEA charges the competitor $10 to enter . @rheaanderson341
Okay.. I'm a little confused but we'll try and solve this together. okay, so you multiplied the $4.25 and the $64.60 with the 10. How come?
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Does p represent competitors?
My teacher has us do that because in our class gets confused when working with decimals, yes p is competitors.
okay, i think i get this now. hold on let me write it and explain it. :)
OK thanks 😊😊
Okay, so I couldn't get myself to understand the multiplying part so I did it with the decimals kept in place. Sorry for awful tablet writing, lol! To explain though...
To "breakeven" basically means equal in economics/finance/etc.. So you simply get x on one side and the other number on the other side. Then you solve to get x = ???. There can't be 11.43 people, so it's either 11 or 12. Does this make any sense?
OMG THANK YOU SOOO MUCH!!!! yes it makes since. And you're fine with the writing. I understand. ☺☺ you are a life saver. You literly kept me from pulling my hair out. Again thank you sooo much!! And thank you for giving me a clearer explanation of break even!