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Axia College Material Appendix F Buying a Home 1.Imagine 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 56 houses for sale with two floor plans still available. Use x to represent floor plan one and y to represent floor plan two. Write an equation that illustrates the situation. b. The sales representative later indicates that there are three 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. c. Use the equations from Parts a. and b. of this exercise as a system of equations. Use substitution to determine how many of each type of floor plan is available. Describe the steps you used to solve the problem. x + 3x = 56 4x = 56 x = 56/4 x = 14 houses with plan#1 and y = 3(14) y = 42 houses with plan#2 d. What are the intercepts of the equation from Part a. of this problem? What
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This note was uploaded on 05/22/2011 for the course CRJ 210 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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week9 day 7 part2 - Axia College Material Appendix F Buying...

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