Cell Phone Problem
Pay-2-Much Wireless wants its customers to purchase a phone
plan that will generate the most revenue for the company.
Customers want to pick the most economical plan to meet
You are a customer-advocate mathematician. Three of your
friends have asked for your help in selecting the best plan for
each of their needs. Below are the three plans that Pay-2-
Much Wireless provides before tax.
Per Minute Rate
** The Monthly charge does not include any airtime.
Here’s the projected cellular phone airtime use for each of your
Your friend Quinterra will need to average 700 minutes of
airtime per month.
Your friend Yancey will need on average 160 minutes of airtime
Your friend Ashley will need on average 40 minutes of airtime per
Using the multiple-way (Graphs, numbers, words, and symbols/equations),
recommend which of the three plans your friends should subscribe to. You must
support your recommendations with the mathematical information from your
Created by UCLA Department of Math and Teaching – modified by Nicole Kim