How do you translate "the cost of P photocopies if each one costs $.15" into an algebraic expression?

1 Answer
Jul 9, 2015

Answer:

#C=0.15*p#

Explanation:

Indicating the cost as #C# you get:
#C=0.15*p#
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If you want (but it is not part of your question) you can include the fixed costs (toner, electricity, maintenance, etc.) by introducing a constant that takes into account these expenses, indicated as #b#. so you get:
#C=0.15*p+b#