A graph showing the monthly cost of an electricity bill for July using the energy companyName: Date:

**Best Electric**is shown above. The monthly cost of an electricity bill using a different energy company

**Green Electric**is calculated as follows:

**Total Cost (£) = Fixed Monthly Charge of £8.00 + £0.16 x Units of energy used**

1) Draw a graph showing the total monthly cost using the energy company

**Green Electric**

2) Write down the Fixed Monthly Charge of

**Best Electric**in pounds

3) Calculate the cost per unit of energy used for

**Best Electric**, in pounds, up to 150 units of energy

4) What would be the total monthly cost with

**Best Electric**if 200 units were used?

5) If the total monthly cost with

**Green Electric**is £32.00, how many units of energy were used?

6) Compare the total monthly cost of the two energy companies for different energy usages.

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3) The cost per unit of energy for

4) The total monthly cost of using 200 units with

5) 150 units of energy were used.

6)

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2) The Fixed Charge of**Best Electric**= £21.00

3) The cost per unit of energy for

**Best Electric**= £0.06 , if up to 150 units of energy are used.

4) The total monthly cost of using 200 units with

**Best Electric**= £50.50

5) 150 units of energy were used.

6)

**Green Electric**is cheaper when less than 130 or more than 158 units of energy are used. They cost the same when exactly 130 or 158 units of energy are used.

**Best Electric**is cheaper in between 130 and 158 units of energy.

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