MATH SOLVE

4 months ago

Q:
# Chanel is renting a digital video recorder from a cable supplier for a start up fee of $45 plus $5 per month. She has a budget of $250. What is the maximum number of months she can rent the digital video recorder?

Accepted Solution

A:

Fixed Cost = $45

Monthly Cost = $5

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Define x:

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Let x be the number of months she can rent.

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Construct Inequality:

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45 + 5x ≤ 250

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Solve x :

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45 + 5x ≤ 250

5x ≤ 250 - 45

5x ≤ 205

x≤ 41

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Answer: She can rent for a maximum of 41 months.

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Monthly Cost = $5

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Define x:

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Let x be the number of months she can rent.

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Construct Inequality:

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45 + 5x ≤ 250

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Solve x :

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45 + 5x ≤ 250

5x ≤ 250 - 45

5x ≤ 205

x≤ 41

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Answer: She can rent for a maximum of 41 months.

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