A rental car fee is $55 plus $8.50 P/day. Total cost was $123, write equation to find number of days

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Oct 23rd, 2015

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Let the number of days be x

Then the cost of hired the car for x days is given by $(55 + 8.5x)

In order to calculate the number of days whose of total cost is 123,

Then we have the equation 55+8.5x = 123

Implying that 8.5x=123-55

8.5x=68

X=8

Thus the number of days is 8 days.


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Oct 23rd, 2015

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