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Car Rental Equation – Visualizing Algebra

Car Rental Equation – Visualizing Algebra


>>The equation should be y equals 5 x plus 10. If you got that right, excellent algebraic thinking. We know we pay $10, that’s our fixed cost, the registration fee. The 5 times x comes from the $5 per hour. We pay $5 per every hour we drive the car. And, of course, if we add those two parts together we get y, our total cost.

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