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mario paid \$44.25 in taxi fare from the hotel to the airport. the cab charged \$2.25 for the first mile plus \$3.50 for each additional mile. how many miles was it from the hotel to the airport?

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\$44.25 - 2.25 = \$42.00

\$42.00 / \$3.50 = 12

12 + 1 = 13

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