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Car Comparison Project Introduction : Systems of linear equations are a useful way to solve common problems in different areas of life. One of the most powerful ways to use them is in a comparison model where two similar situations are compared side by side to determine which one is better. In this project, you will be choosing two of the same model cars as listed below (the regular version vs. its hybrid version) and then using systems of linear equations to decide which one is the better buy for you. Make sure that each are that you are comparing is new and from the same year. Regular Hybrids 1) Toyota Camry Toyota Camry Hybrid 2) Honda Accord Honda Accord Hybrid 3) Ford Fusion Ford Fusion Hybrid 4) Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata Hybrid 5) Toyota Rav 4 Toyota Rav 4 Hybrid Car Comparison Situation: Your job requires you to be on the road a lot and therefore your company will buy you a vehicle. However, in order to buy the vehicle, you need to demonstrate to your company that you have researched your options and are purchasing the most economical vehicle you can. You are trying to decide between getting a hybrid or a regular car. The hybrids cost more upfront, but get better gas

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