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anonymous
 one year ago
The oneway train fare from Chicago, IL, to Sedalia, MO, is $70. If the distance between the two points is 471 miles, what is the cost per mile of the trip?
anonymous
 one year ago
The oneway train fare from Chicago, IL, to Sedalia, MO, is $70. If the distance between the two points is 471 miles, what is the cost per mile of the trip?

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DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0looking for dollars/mile

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ $70 }{ 1~trip }*\frac{ 1~trip }{ 471~mi } = \frac{ $X }{ mi }\] Dollars per trip , Trip per mile, The Trip unit cancels

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Left with, dollars/ 1 mile

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.070 dollars / 471 miles , just divide to get # Dollars / 1 mile

DanJS
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0welcome, those probs are easier taking care of units first, then deal with the #'s..good luck
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