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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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