Posted by Sam on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 7:16pm.
A taxi charges 414 for a 7mile trip. How much will the taxi charge for 16mile trip?

Math  Ms. Sue, Monday, November 12, 2012 at 7:19pm
My, $414 is a lot for such a short trip! Does your problem have an error in it?

Math  Angel, Monday, November 12, 2012 at 8:06pm
414/7 = x/16
7x = 414(16)
7x = 6624
x = 6624/7
x = 926.29
but I wonder did you mean 4.14 in which case the answer would be 9.29
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