• anonymous
the charge per mile for a compact rental car at 4-D rentals is $0.12. Mrs.Rodriguez is on a buisness trip and must rent a car to attend various meetings. she has a budget of $60 per rental for milage charges. what is the greatest nuber of miles Mrs.Rodriguez can travel without going over her budget
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  • candyme
So you want to set up a little equation like this:\[60=0.12x\] This says that her budget equals the price times the number of miles.
  • candyme
Next you want to get that x by itself. So you divide by 0.12 \[\frac{ 60 }{ 0.12 }=x\]
  • candyme
Now divide that and you have your answer

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