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Unformatted text preview: review of the mathematical concepts involved, a critique of the method used to obtain the solution, and an interpretation of the answer. Your summary should be written in APA format, demonstrate proper use of the English language, and be mathematically precise. In this problem, you are trying to find how many hours you can rent a bike once you pay 8.50 for insurance from your budget of 32.50. The method would be to attempt to isolate x in the equation 3.50x+8.50=32.50, where 3.50 equals the price per hour, 8.50 is the insurance and 32.50 is your total budget. To solve subtract 8.50 from each side, then divide your left over budget by 3.50 to leave you x=48/7 or 6.857hrs....
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2011 for the course MNG 500 taught by Professor Linkiden during the Spring '11 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Spring '11