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13 October, 18:52

A taxi company charges passengers $2.00 for a ride, no matter how long the ride is, and an additional $0.20 for each mile traveled. The rule c = 0.20m + 2.00 describes the relationship between the number of miles m and the total cost of the ride c. a. What is the charge for a 1-mile ride? b. What is the charge for a 2.7-mile ride?

A. $2.00; $2.20

B. $0.20; $0.54

C. $0.20; $5.60

D. $2.20; $2.54

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  1. 13 October, 19:46
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    C = 0.20m + 2.00

    c = 0.20 (1) + 2.00

    c = 0.20 + 2.00

    c = 2.20

    c = 0.20m + 2.00

    c = 0.20 (2.7) + 2.00

    c = 0.54 + 2.00

    c = 2.54

    Answer: D. $2.20; $2.54
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