Algebra
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The cost of driving a car includes both fixed ans mileage costs. Assume that it costs $152.20 per month for insurance and car payments ans $0.22 per mile for gasoline oil and routine maintenance.
(a) Find value m and b so that ymx=b modeks the monthly cost of driving the car x miles.
(b) What does the value of b represent.
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