Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 2 - Section 2.5 - An Introduction to Problem Solving - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 164: 4


The cost for the rental would be: $$$125 + $0.15x$$

Work Step by Step

We know that before we drive any miles, we already have to pay $125$ dollars for the week to rent the car, so we have to add $125$ to the mileage charge. The mileage charge would be calculated by multiplying $0.15$ by the number of miles, $x$. Putting it all together, we get: $$$125 + $0.15x$$
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