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anonymous
 5 years ago
Jesse rents a moving van for $75 and must pay $2 per mile. The following week, Alex rents the same van, is charged $80 for the rental and $1.50 per mile. If they each paid the same amount and drove the same number of miles, how far did they each travel?
anonymous
 5 years ago
Jesse rents a moving van for $75 and must pay $2 per mile. The following week, Alex rents the same van, is charged $80 for the rental and $1.50 per mile. If they each paid the same amount and drove the same number of miles, how far did they each travel?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0number of miles=x 75+2x=80+1.5x solve it

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the answer would be .1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i minused 75 fist to each side and then got 2x =5+1.5 then minused 1.5 from each and got .5x=5 and divided x=.1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the last bit was wrong. 0.5x=5 time 2 to both sides

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.00.5 is actually 1/2 so 1/2 times 2 = 1

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0where does .5 come from

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that the first step

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's nearly the last step. look at your working
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