8. Reasoning Jade is planning to attend a college whose current costs are shown in the table. The college expects to increase its total cost by 13% before Jade's third year.
a. Estimate the cost of a four-year education at this school.
b. If this increase came before the fourth year instead of the third, how would the cost of a four-year education be impacted? Explain your reasoning.
9. Think About the Process Emily made a list of the costs for her first year of community college. At this college, tuition and fees and the cost of transportation typically increase by 2.5% each year.
a. How do you find the cost of tuition and transportation for next year?
A. Multiply each cost by 1.025.
B. Divide each cost by 102.5.
C. Divide each cost by 1.025.
D. Multiply each cost by 102.5.
b. Estimate the cost of a two-year education at this school. Round to the nearest cent.
10. Think About the Process Bella made a list of the costs for her first year at a college she plans to attend. The total cost of attending this college increases by 3.2% each year.
a. How can Bella find the cost of the first year of school?
A. Subtract the other costs from the cost of tuition.
B. Add the cost of tuition, fees, room & board, books & supplies, personal expenses, and transportation.
C. Multiply the cost of tuition by 3.2%.
D. Add the cost of tuition, fees, room & board, books & supplies, personal expenses, and transportation. Multiply this total by 3.2%.
b. Estimate the cost of a four-year education at this school. Round to the nearest cent.
11. Challenge The various costs of attending a community college are shown. At this college, tuition and fees typically increase by 3.75% each year. The cost of books & supplies and transportation both typically increase by 4.75% each year. Estimate the cost of a two-year education at this school.