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Arithmetic Sequence: A public utility vehicle charges $ 5.00 for the first 4 km distance and $ 0.75 for every additional kilometer. 1. What is the fare traveling 23 km? 2. What is the distance traveled if a passenger is charged $ 43.25?

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  1. liamschumm
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    Well, for part 1:

  2. liamschumm
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    We travel 4 km.

  3. liamschumm
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    So we have +$5.00.

  4. liamschumm
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    We are then at 19 km left.

  5. liamschumm
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    And then it is $0.75 per kilometer...

  6. liamschumm
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    See how I did that?

  7. anonymous
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    yes

  8. liamschumm
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    Yep.

  9. liamschumm
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    So then we have our $5.00 fare, plus the $0.75 per kilometer rate for the 19 km.

  10. anonymous
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    ok

  11. liamschumm
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    Do you get how to do 2.?

  12. liamschumm
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    If so, please click the "close" button on your question.

  13. anonymous
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    ** no i dont get it either

  14. liamschumm
    • one year ago
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    Well, we subtract $5.00.

  15. liamschumm
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    And then, we divide by the $0.75 fare.

  16. liamschumm
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    That allows us to see how many km past 4 they went. We then add the 4, and get our answer.

  17. anonymous
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    amazing yes thank you i thought my answer was wrong tysm will fan

  18. liamschumm
    • one year ago
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    Thank you! Have a great day!

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