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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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  • Ash
    Lv 7
    4 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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