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Hostis sent a car company charges 45 dollars per day plus 40 cents per mile for a compact car, and gasoline costs 1.19 dollars per gallon. If the car gets 25 miles per gallon of gasoline, how many miles can the driver travel each day on a budget of 100 dollars

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    cost per mile is 1.19/25 for gas
    cost per mile is .40 for rental
    cost per day is 45 for rental

    if m miles per day, and a budget of $100/day

    (1.19/25 + .4)m + 45 = 100
    .4476m + 45 = 100
    m = 122.88

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