solving graphically
Take any equation and graph both sides of the equation. For example, if you are trying to solve the equation 3x  4 = 11, graph y_{1} = 3x  4 and graph y_{2} = 11. How can you identify the solution to the equation on the graph?

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Car Rental Quandary
Two car rental companies have different rates (including initial cost and cost per mile driven). Determine how long you would need to drive until the final total rate charged by each company is equal.

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