A print company will print business cards for $.10 each plus a setup charge of $12.
Another print company offers business cards for $.12 each with a setup charge of $10.
What number of business cards will cost the same amount from either printer?
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Let 'x' represent the number of cards so that it will cost the same amount of money.
First printing company will charge:
0.10x + 12
Second printing company will charge:
0.12x + 10
Now, we need to solve the equation:
0.10x + 12 = 0.12x + 10
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x = 100 cards
100 cards will cost the same.