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anonymous
 one year ago
Michelle's cellular phone company offers a plan that allows 300 minutes of use for $29.95 per month and charges $0.19 for each additional minute. All prices include tax and fees. Michelle has budgeted $50 per month for calls on her cellular phone. What is the maximum number of minutes that she can use her cellular phone each month without spending more than $50?
anonymous
 one year ago
Michelle's cellular phone company offers a plan that allows 300 minutes of use for $29.95 per month and charges $0.19 for each additional minute. All prices include tax and fees. Michelle has budgeted $50 per month for calls on her cellular phone. What is the maximum number of minutes that she can use her cellular phone each month without spending more than $50?

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DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0translating to equations

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Total Cost = Initial 300 min cost + (# min over 300)*(cost per minute over)

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that is the idea, you can define variables to make a neat equation if you want,

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Total Cost = Initial 300 min cost + (# min over 300)*(cost per minute over 300) Wants to spend at most $50 \[50 \ge 29.95 + (0.19)*(minutes~ more)\]

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0those are the numbers put in, you can solve for the additional min, and add that to 300. That is the most she can purchase for 50 dollars

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wouldn't it be 405 is the max amount of minutes?
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