Valerie C.

# Need help with this algebra 1 problem

You and a friend are starting a computer repair business. You estimate that your expenses are \$500 per week.

a. Select reasonable average dollars you would expect to spend (expense) on replacement parts for each computer you repair. Then decide on an average fee that you will charge for each computer you repair (income) let x represent the number of computers you repair each week. Write a linear equation that describes your total weekly expenses, and a second linear equation that describes your weekly income.

b. Graph the equations that represent your weekly expenses, weekly income , and break even point on the same coordinate plane.

c.explain why the intersection of the 2 lines on your graph represents the break even point for your graph and explain what these numbers indicate about your business.

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