Posted by **Nima** on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:43pm.

Please help. Merina is moving out of her mom's house to her new house which is 14 miles away to reach her new house. Truck A offers a flat fee of $25 and $.40 per mile. What is the proper equation to solve the problem.

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**Steve**, Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:44pm
cost = 25.00 + 0.40*miles

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**Nima**, Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 6:01pm
Thank you so much Steve.

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**Steve**, Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 6:04pm
glad to help. One thing to remember about story problems is that if they only give you a few pieces of data, the required equation will usually be very simple, since you don't have much to work with.

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