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A taxi charges a \$5 fee plus \$3 for each mile. Mrs. Gonzalez paid a total of \$41 for a taxi ride. The equation below represents the situation.

3m+5=41
How many miles did Mrs.Gonzalez ride in the Taxi?

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3m+5=41

3m + 5 - 5 = 41 - 5
3m = 36
m = 36/3
m = ?

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12

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