Math word problem?

The mean cost of a fridge is $700. On average it costs $100 to provide the electricity for 1 year and the appliance will last for 15 years.

What is the total annual cost for a fridge. Include cost of electricity and you will have it for 15 yrs

Determine a function that gives the annual cost of a fridge as a function of the number of years you own the fridge. Explain all components of the function in terms of the context.

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3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    $700 (purchase) + $100 (annual cost) x 15 (years you owned the fridge) = $700 + $1500 = $2200

    Function: (purchase) + (annual cost)x(number of years you owned the fridge)

    Function here: $700 + $100 x, where x equals the number of years you owned the fridge

  • 1 decade ago

    For the first part, determine the cost if you own it for 15 years. All you have to do is take the cost of the actual fridge which is $700. After that all you do is if it costs 100 dollars for one year, then for fifteen years it will cost $1500. $700 + $1500 = $1200.

    A function would just be $700 + $100x where x equals number of years you own the fridge.

  • 1 decade ago


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