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A taxi ride cost $2.50 for the 1/2 mile, and $0.25 for every 1/4 mile after that. How much will a 5 mile trip cost?
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A taxi ride cost $2.50 for the 1/2 mile, and $0.25 for every 1/4 mile after that. How much will a 5 mile trip cost?
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WalleyeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
spilt up your trip and multiply the distance by the cost
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WalleyeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
then add up the different parts of the trip. get it?
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patbatE21Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I will solve it and post my answer
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WalleyeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok no problem lets work it out a little you know that you trip is 5 miles and the first 1/2 mile costs different for the rest which is (5  1/2)
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WalleyeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so the first 1/2 mile costs 2.50 then you need to add the cost of the rest of the trip
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WalleyeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
How do you fiqure out how much the rest of the trip costs?
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patbatE21Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
By multiplying the 4.5 by $0.25
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WalleyeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you COULD do that but .25 isnt the cost per mile. What is the cost per mile?
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patbatE21Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
.25 cents for every 1/4 mile after the first 1/2 mile
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WalleyeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes for every 1/4 mile. How much does it cost to go a whole mile?
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WalleyeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes so now you can fiqure out how much it costs to go 4.5 miles
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WalleyeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
then add that cost with 4.50 and your done!
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WalleyeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
useless math does a variation where he finds how many 1/4 miles are in 4.5 miles. You should look at his answer too!
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