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					                                 March 02, 2011

         Aim: More linear equation word
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                                                                                                  March 02, 2011

 The following ads for truck rentals appear in the paper.
 Easy Rent-A-Truck                                          Fast Rent-A-Truck
 $30 per day plus $2 per mile                               $60 per day plus $1 per mile
     You plan to rent a truck for one day.

1. From which company would you rent? Support your answer with a discussion of the factors you
need to take into consideration.
2. Write 2 equations and graph both to help illustrate your solution.
3. Determine under what conditions, considering both days and mileage, the expense of renting a
truck from Fast Rent-A-Truck would be less expensive than from Easy Rent-A-Truck.

 Equation # 1: ____________

 Equation # 2: _____________
                                                                           March 02, 2011

Katie works part-time at the Fallbrook Riding Stable. She makes $5 an hour
for exercising horses and $10 an hour for cleaning stalls. Because Katie is a
full time student, she cannot work more than 12 hours per week. Graph two
inequalities that illustrate how many hours Katie needs to work at each job
if she plans to earn not less than $90 per week.

  Inequality # 1: ____________

  Inequality # 2: _____________
                                                                    March 02, 2011

The admission fee at a small fair is $1.50 for children and $4.00 for
adults. On a certain day, 2200 people enter the fair and $5050 is
collected. How many children and how many adults attended?

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