Posted by **nicole** on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 8:15pm.

You have decided to move 300km away from your current residence. The truck costs $40 per day and $0.12 per kilometre. If it will take you 2 days to return the truck, how much will the round trip cost you? (Assume that tax is included.)

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 8:20pm
I assume that you'll return the truck near your new home.

(40 * 2) + (0.12 * 300) = ?

I'll be glad to check your answer.

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**Nicole**, Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 8:36pm
40 x 2 = 80

0.12x300=36

80+36=116

so for two ways would it be

40x2=80

0.12x600= 72

80+72=152.

is that how much the round trip would cost me ?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 8:46pm
Right!

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**Nicole**, Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 8:48pm
Right on :) , Thank you Ms.Sue

Would you be able to please help me with another question ?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 8:54pm
You're welcome.

I'll try to help you with another question. Please post it as a new question.

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