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6 August, 09:26

Gale's Shipping Company charges $3.00 plus an additional $5.00 per pound to ship a package. Peeta's Shipping Company charges $12.00 plus an additional $2.00 per pound to ship a package. Write a system of linear equations that shows the cost in dollars, y, to ship a package of x pounds for each company. I) Write Gale's equation in the answer space below.

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  1. 6 August, 09:43
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    Gale's Shipping Company Cost, y=$ (3+5x)

    Peeta's Shipping Cost, y=$ (12+2x)

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let the number of pounds being shipped=x

    Gale's Shipping Company charges $3.00 plus an additional $5.00 per pound to ship a package.

    Gale's Shipping Company Cost = $3.00 + ($5.00 X Number of Pounds)

    Gale's Shipping Company Cost, y=$ (3+5x)

    Peeta's Shipping Company charges $12.00 plus an additional $2.00 per pound to ship a package.

    Peeta's Shipping Cost = $12.00 + ($2.00 X Number of Pounds)

    Peeta's Shipping Cost, y=$ (12+2x)
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