Atulya J. answered • 09/13/17

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MATHS/SCIENCE/MECHANICAL ENGG HELP

total cost=fixed cost+variable cost

let at x miles total cost for both becomes same

so 60+0.2*x=40+0.3*x

x=200 miles

Ashley D.

asked • 09/13/17A truck can be rented from Company A for $60

a day plus $0.20

per mile. Company B charges $40

a day plus $0.30

per mile to rent the same truck. Find the number of miles in a day at which the rental costs for Company A and Company B are the same.

a day plus $0.20

per mile. Company B charges $40

a day plus $0.30

per mile to rent the same truck. Find the number of miles in a day at which the rental costs for Company A and Company B are the same.

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Atulya J. answered • 09/13/17

Tutor

New to Wyzant
MATHS/SCIENCE/MECHANICAL ENGG HELP

total cost=fixed cost+variable cost

let at x miles total cost for both becomes same

so 60+0.2*x=40+0.3*x

x=200 miles

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