# The bus fare in a city is \$1.50 People who use the bus have the option of purchasing a monthly coupon book for \$21.00. With the coupon​ book, the fare is reduced to \$0.50. Determine the number of times in a month the bus must be used so that the total monthly cost without the coupon book is the same as the total monthly cost with the coupon book.

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The bus fare in a city is \$1.50 People who use the bus have the option of purchasing a monthly coupon book for \$21.00. With the coupon​ book, the fare is reduced to \$0.50. Determine the number of times in a month the bus must be used so that the total monthly cost without the coupon book is the same as the total monthly cost with the coupon book.

Step 1

Let x be the number of times the bus is used in a month.

Step 2

Then,

Step 3

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