MAT116W8AppxF - Kate Nigro September 27, 2009 Appendix F...

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Kate Nigro September 27, 2009 Appendix F Buying a Home For most people, buying a house is a great investment that can offer security in an uncertain world, but buying a house is also a commitment. Application Practice Answer the following questions. Use Equation Editor to write mathematical expressions and equations. First, save this file to your hard drive by selecting Save As from the File menu. Click the white space below each question to maintain proper formatting. 1. Suppose you are in the market for a new home and are interested in a new housing community under construction in a different city. a) The sales representative informs you that there are two floor plans still available, and that there are a total of 56 houses available. Use x to represent floor plan #1 and y to represent floor plan #2. Write an equation that illustrates the situation. x + y = 56 b) The sales representative later indicates that there are 3 times as many homes available with the second floor plan than the first. Write an equation that illustrates this situation. Use the same variables you used in part a. y = 3x
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2009 for the course MATH 116 taught by Professor Long during the Spring '09 term at Northern Illinois University.

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MAT116W8AppxF - Kate Nigro September 27, 2009 Appendix F...

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