solve the equation and explain your work

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Write and solve an equation to find the number of hours for which the total cost will be the same for the two services. derrick: 12 plus 5 per hour and darlene: 18 plus 3 per hour.

Oct 28th, 2014

let the number of hours be x.

12+5x=18+3x

solving we get,2x=6 so x=3hours is the answer.

Oct 28th, 2014

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