To find: The total number of text messages Miriam send in a month.
Miriam sends total 1285 text messages in a month.
The cost for first 1000 messages is $10 and cost for additional text messages is 10 cents.
Miriam’s bill is $38.50 for month of June.
Let the number of total text messages be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In Algebra|
|Number of text messages||x|
|Additional text messages||x-1000|
|Cost of additional messages|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
Thus, Miriam sends total 1285 text messages in a month.
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