## Kendra is considering two different long-distance phone plans. Phone plan A charges a $100 sign-up fee and 3 cents per minute. Phone plan B

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Kendra is considering two different long-distance phone plans. Phone plan A charges a $100 sign-up fee and 3 cents per minute. Phone plan B does not charge a sign-up fee, but it charges 5 cents per minute.

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Answer:Part 1) The number of minutes in a month must be greater than 50 in order for the plan A to be preferable

Part 2) The number of minutes in a month must be equal to 50 minutes

Step-by-step explanation:The question isPart 1) How many minutes would Kendra have to use in a month in order for the plan A to be preferable? Round your answer to the nearest minute

Part 2) Enter the number of minutes where Kendra will pay the same amount for each long distance phone plan

Part 1)Let

x —> the number of minutes

we have

Cost Plan ACost Plan Bwe know that

In order for plan A to be cheaper than plan B, the following inequality must hold true.

cost of plan A < cost of plan B

substitute

solve for x

subtract 3x both sides

divide by 2 both sides

Rewrite

therefore

The number of minutes in a month must be greater than 50 in order for the plan A to be preferable

Part 2)Let

x —> the number of minutes

we have

Cost Plan ACost Plan Bwe know that

In order for plan A cost the same than plan B, the following equation must hold true.

cost of plan A = cost of plan B

substitute

solve for x

therefore

The number of minutes in a month must be equal to 50 minutes