# Math/Algebra?

Acme movers charges $100 plus $20 per hour to move household goods across town. Hanks movers charges $45 per hour. For what lengths of time does it cost less to hire hanks movers?

Update:

It cost less to hire hanks movers for times less than _______ hours.

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- AshLv 74 weeks ago
Let say both movers charge same of x hours

then charges for Acme movers = 100 + 20x

and charges for Hanks movers = 45x

we know 45x = 100 + 20x

25x = 100

x = 4 hours

So it costs less to hire Hanks movers for less than 4 hours

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