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A basic car rental charges a daily rate of \$29 a day plus \$.20 a mile. Suppose that you rent a car for a day and your bill ( before taxes ) is \$79. How many miles did you the car.

29 + 0.2x = 79

0.2x = 50

x = 50/0.2

x = 250

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