Anonymous

# Mathematics help please?

A video store rents new release movies for $4 and favorites for $2.25. One day the number of new release movies rented was twice the number of favorites. If the total income from those rentals was $666.25, how many movies of each kind were rented?

new releases

favorites

### 3 Answers

Relevance

- Ian HLv 75 months agoFavorite Answer
Write two simultaneous equations and substitute to solve

4n + 2.25 f = 666.25 (new releases n, favorites f), but also

n = 2f

8f + 2.25 f = 10.25f = 666.25

f = 65, n = 130

- Mike GLv 75 months ago
x = favourites

2x = new

4*(2x)+2.25x = 10.25x = 666.25

x = 65 favoutites

new releases = 130

Still have questions? Get answers by asking now.