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A taxi company charged \$4.40 for a 2 mile trip. It charges certain amount for each 1/5 mile traveled. It charges twice as much for the first 1/5 mile. How muchis charged for the first 1/5 mile and each 1/5 mile after the first one?

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2m1/(1/5) = 10 one-fifth Miles.

\$X for each of the last nine 1/5 miles.
= \$9x

\$2x for the 1st one-fifth mile.

2x + 9x = \$4.40
11x = 4.40
X = \$0.40 For each one-fifth mile after
the 1st.
2X = \$0.80 for the 1st one-fifth mile.

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