# Math Help - Equation help

1. ## Equation help

if any one knows how to solve it or knows the equation to solve it plz let me know:
the question is
a machine coasts $550/weeek to maintain and each item that it produces costs$ 2.500 find the total weekly cost when the weekly production is:

1)315 items

2)420 items

3)q items

thanx

2. multiply the cost of item by number of items then add weekly cost

(315 x 2.5) + 550

3. Originally Posted by All-Nighter
if any one knows how to solve it or knows the equation to solve it plz let me know:
the question is
a machine coasts $550/weeek to maintain and each item that it produces costs$ 2.500 find the total weekly cost when the weekly production is:

1)315 items

2)420 items

3)q items

thanx
C = 550 + 2.5 x

where C is the weekly cost (in dollars) and x is the number of items produced each week.