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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 y-mx=b modeks the monthly cost of driving the car x miles.
(b) What does the value of b represent.

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    .22 is a rate so that is our slope m

    152.20 is your constant or fixed cost so that is b.

    Can you write the equation now?

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    Thank you so much. I hope I can do it from here.

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