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margo can purchase tile at a store for $0.79 per tile and rent a tile saw for $24.At another store she can barrow the tile saw for free if she buys tiles

Margo can purchase tile at a store for $0.79 per tile and rent a tile saw for $24.At another store she can barrow the tile saw for free if she buys tiles there for $1.19 per tile. How many tiles must
T=number of  tiles boughtcost at store 1 is 0.79t+24cost at store 2 is 1.19twhen will be equal cost?0.79t+24=1.19tminus 0.79t from both sides24=0.4tdivide both sides by 0.460=tanswer is 60 tiles ...

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