• 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.


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