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# Arif Filani paid $600 for a satellite dish antenna and modem and$199 for their installation to StarNet, a satellite ISP. The company offers access fees of $69.99 a month or$469.95 a year for unlimited accessJulio Rivera buys Internet access from his telephone company . He pays $85 in installation fees,$199 for a modem kit, and a monthly fee of $49.95 for 768 kbps, unlimited access to the Internet. The access fee also includes one voice telephone line. So, he cancels one of his existing telephone lines costing$18. 9 5 a month. What is the net cost for Internet access for the first year?

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In this exercise, we are to caculate the net cost Julio Rivera pays for internet connection in the first year. He pays $\85$ for installation, $\199$ for a modem, and a monthly subscription of $\49.95$. Since it comes with one free telephone line, he cancels his current telephone subscription of $\18.95$ a month.

What quantities are we going to add/subtract to find the net cost?

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