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

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 9:30pm
let the number of miles be m

.25m + 250 = 450

.25m = 200

m = 200/.25 = 800

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 9:31pm
250 + 0.25x = 450

0.25x = 200

x = 800 miles

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

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

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

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