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  • 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
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    looking for dollars/mile

  2. anonymous
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    looking for dollars

  3. DanJS
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{ $70 }{ 1~trip }*\frac{ 1~trip }{ 471~mi } = \frac{ $X }{ mi }\] Dollars per trip , Trip per mile, The Trip unit cancels

  4. DanJS
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    Left with, dollars/ 1 mile

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

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thank you

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

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