Posted by **Sam** on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 7:16pm.

A taxi charges 414 for a 7-mile trip. How much will the taxi charge for 16-mile trip?

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**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?

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**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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