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The amount that it costs per person t rent a limo for prom varies indirectly with the number of people riding in the limo. If the cost per person is $60 when 5 people are sharing, h ow much will it cost if they pile 20 people in the limo? Type the problem:_____ Equation: Solution: Please and Thank you Guest Apr 20, 2015 ### Best Answer #2 +91927 +5 $$\\C=\frac{k}{P}\\ When\;P=5\; \;C=60\;find\;k\\ 60=\frac{k}{5}\\ k=300\\\\ C=\frac{300}{P}\\ When \;P=20\;people\\ C=\frac{300}{20}\\ C=\15 \;per\; person$$ Melody Apr 20, 2015 Sort: ### 3+0 Answers #1 0 Cost per person = 60/5 so then cost=12t solution$240.

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$$\\C=\frac{k}{P}\\ When\;P=5\; \;C=60\;find\;k\\ 60=\frac{k}{5}\\ k=300\\\\ C=\frac{300}{P}\\ When \;P=20\;people\\ C=\frac{300}{20}\\ C=\15 \;per\; person$$

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I just realized that i wourld say "varies inversely" but the question says "varies indirectly"

Are these the same thing ?

Melody  Apr 20, 2015

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