# A chess tutor charges a fee for the first lesson that is 1.5 the fee for later lessons. You spend $315 for 10 lessons. How much the the first and later lessons cost? ##### 1 Answer Aug 21, 2017 #### Answer: The fee for first lesson is $45 and cost of later lessons is $30 each. #### Explanation: Let $x be the fees for later lesons and then $1.5 x$ is the fee for

first lesson. Total cost for $10$ lessons is $1.5 x + 9 x = 10.5 x$

 10.5x =315 :. x = 315/10.5 =$30 :. 1.5x = 1.5*30=$45

The fee for first lesson is $45 and cost for later lessons is $30

each. [Ans]