## Baxter Tree Service charges $42 per tree to trim them, and an additional$75.50 to remove the trimmings from the property. His competitor, B

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Baxter Tree Service charges $42 per tree to trim them, and an additional$75.50 to remove the trimmings from the property. His competitor, Barron and Son, charges $37 per tree to trim them but charges$95.50 to remove trimmings. How many trees, t, must be trimmed to make the two companies cost the same amount?

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5 months 2021-08-26T01:32:57+00:00 1 Answers 1 views 0

Step-by-step explanation:

Baxter Tree Service:

Per tree trimming charges = $42 Additional charges for removing the trimmings from the property =$75.50

Number of trees trimmed =

Total charges = Additional charges + cost of trimming trees

Total charges = $75.50 +$42

Barron and Son:

Per tree trimming charges = $37 Additional charges for removing the trimmings from the property =$95.50

Number of trees trimmed =

Total charges = Additional charges + cost of trimming trees

Total charges = $95.50 +$37

Now, the total charges need to be same and we have to find the value of .

number of trees must be trimmed.