Math
posted by
gokp
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Set up an equation that can be used to solve the problem. Solve the equation and answer the question asked.
A car rental agency charges $250 per week plus $0.25 per mile to rent a car. How many miles can you travel in one week for $450

Math 
Reiny
let the number of miles be m
.25m + 250 = 450
.25m = 200
m = 200/.25 = 800

Math 
Ms. Sue
250 + 0.25x = 450
0.25x = 200
x = 800 miles

Math 
gokp
how did u get 200 ?

Math 
Ms. Sue
We subtracted 250 from both sides of the equation.

Math 
meep
yes like gokp where is your varbile at