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Which movie rental service should you choose?

Between theaters, DVDs, and internet streaming, accessing your favorite movie has never been easier. With so much choice, though, finding your best option can be tricky. When you want to watch a movie, how can you figure out which service offers the most value?

In this lesson, students write and graph systems of linear equations to determine which of three movie rental services they would use. With all the money they save, they’ll be able to rent even more movies!


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Math Topics
Algebra & Pre-Algebra, Equations
Middle School
8th Grade

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