Posted by gokp on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 9:27pm.
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, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 9:30pm
let the number of miles be m
.25m + 250 = 450
.25m = 200
m = 200/.25 = 800

Math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 9:31pm
250 + 0.25x = 450
0.25x = 200
x = 800 miles

Math  gokp, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 9:49pm
how did u get 200 ?

Math  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 9:50pm
We subtracted 250 from both sides of the equation.

Math  meep, Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 10:49pm
yes like gokp where is your varbile at
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