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Samuel A.

asked • 08/10/17

SAT Prep Question (look in description)

A telephone company charges x cents for the first minute of a call and charges for any additional time at the rate of y cents per minute. If a certain call costs $7.75 and lasts more than one minute which of the following represents the length of the call in minutes?
The answer to this question is 775-x+y/y 
I just need an explanation as to why.

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