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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?
 3 years ago
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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Walleye
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1spilt up your trip and multiply the distance by the cost

Walleye
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then add up the different parts of the trip. get it?

patbatE21
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I will solve it and post my answer

Walleye
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok 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)

Walleye
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so the first 1/2 mile costs 2.50 then you need to add the cost of the rest of the trip

Walleye
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1How do you fiqure out how much the rest of the trip costs?

patbatE21
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0By multiplying the 4.5 by $0.25

Walleye
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you COULD do that but .25 isnt the cost per mile. What is the cost per mile?

patbatE21
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0.25 cents for every 1/4 mile after the first 1/2 mile

Walleye
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes for every 1/4 mile. How much does it cost to go a whole mile?

Walleye
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes so now you can fiqure out how much it costs to go 4.5 miles

Walleye
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then add that cost with 4.50 and your done!

Walleye
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1useless 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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