# How many lawns does he have to landscape to break even?

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Jamie wants to start a landscaping business. He buys $750 worth of equipment. Expenses for labor and gas are $12. He charges $50 per lawn. How many lawns does he have to landscape to break even? Write and solve a system of linear equations.

Jamie wants to start a landscaping business. He buys $750 worth of equipment. Expenses for labor and gas are $12. He charges $50 per lawn. How many lawns does he have to landscape to break even? Write and solve a system of linear equations.

##### 1 Answer

Expenses:

Income:

Breakeven occurs while cutting the

#### Explanation:

I assumed that the Expenses for labor and gas (

The **breakeven point** occurs when Income

That is the breakeven point does not occur until after the

Here are the Income and Expense functions with the intersection point being the breakeven point.