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One cell phone company offers a plan that costs $29.99 and includes unlimited night and weekend minutes. Another company offers a plan that costs $19.99 and charges 35 cents per minute during nights weekends. For what numbers of night and weekend minutes does the second company's plan cost more than the first company's plan?

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  1. plan1 = 29.99

    plan2 =19.99 + .35m

    plan2 > plan1
    19.99 + .35m > 29.99
    .35m > 29.99-19.99
    .35m > 10
    m > 10/.35
    m > 28.6 minutes

    it will cost more if you exceed 28 minutes

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