Q:

Barbara wants to rent a car for a trip to Pine Grove for a week. She phones two car rentalcompanies to get price quotes. Mr Cool’s Rentals rents a Mazda Bravo for $99 for 1 weekplus $0.11 per kilometre over 100 kilometres. Sensational Rentals has the same vehicle for$75 per week and $0.15 per kilometre over 150 kilometres.a)If it is 432 kilometres to Pine Grove and back again, which company has the better deal?

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Answer:Sensational RentalsStep-by-step explanation:Mr Cool's Rentals-432 minus 100 = 332332 * 0.11 = 36.5236.52 + 36.52 = 73.04 (because she's coming back you need to double it)73.04 + 99 = 172.04The cost will be $172.04 if she goes with Mr. Cool's rentals.Sensational Rentals-432 minus 150 = 282282 * 0.15 = 42.342.3 + 42.3 = 84.684.6 + 75 = 159.6The cost will be $159.6 if she goes with Sensational Rentals.Therefore, because 172.04>159.6 Sensational Rentals will have the better deal.