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: 15

Answer

With a budget of $100, after accounting for rental costs for the two days you can drive for 172 miles.

Work Step by Step

Budget $=100$ Car rental for two days $= 24.95 \times 2$ $=49.90$ Subtracted from budget $=50.10$ Per mile $=0.29$ $50.10 \div 0.29$ $=172.76$ miles Therefore you can drive 172 whole miles.
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