Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.4 - An Introduction to Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 17

Answer

You can travel $25$ miles from the airport by taxi with $27.50$ as your budget.

Work Step by Step

Budget = $27.50$ Charges: Tolls = $4.50$ Taxi Cost = $3$ $= 27.50 - 4.50 - 3$ $=20$ Charge per mile $= 0.8$ $=20\div0.8$ $25$ miles Therefore you can drive 25 miles from the airport with a budget of $27.50$
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