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## anonymous one year ago The one-way 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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1. DanJS

looking for dollars/mile

2. anonymous

looking for dollars

3. DanJS

$\frac{ 70 }{ 1~trip }*\frac{ 1~trip }{ 471~mi } = \frac{ X }{ mi }$ Dollars per trip , Trip per mile, The Trip unit cancels

4. DanJS

Left with, dollars/ 1 mile

5. DanJS

70 dollars / 471 miles , just divide to get # Dollars / 1 mile

6. anonymous

thank you

7. DanJS

welcome, those probs are easier taking care of units first, then deal with the #'s..good luck

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