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A car rental charges $25 a day plus.15 a mile for a compact car.Tess owes $61.40 for a two day rental. Which equation could be used to find the number of miles she drove.

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    we see that for m miles, the cost c is

    c = 25 + .15m
    (c-25)/.15 = m

    so, m = (61.40-25)/.15

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