# algebra

posted by .

The total charge for a taxi ride includes an initial fee of \$2.75 plus \$2.25 for every 1/2 mile traveled. Joe took a taxi, and the ride cost him \$56.75. How would this be put in a equation? Show your work.

• algebra -

if he rode x miles, then that's 2x half-miles

2.75 + 2.25(2x) = 56.75

That's if you want to find out how many miles the ride was.

## Similar Questions

1. ### math

A taxi charges a \$5 fee plus \$3 for each mile. Mrs. Gonzalez paid a total of \$41 for a taxi ride. The equation below represents the situation. 3m+5=41 How many miles did Mrs.Gonzalez ride in the Taxi?
2. ### math

you want to spend at most \$10 for a taxi ride. before you go ansywre the taxi driver sets the meter at the initial charge of \$2 the meter then adds \$1.25 for every mile driven. if you plan on \$1 tip what is th efarthest you can go?
3. ### Pre-algebra

If m is the number of minutes a taxi ride lasts, then 2 + 0.35m can be used to find the cost of a taxi ride with Bill's Taxi Company. How much will it cost for a 12-min taxi ride?
4. ### algebra

The total charge for a taxi ride includes an initial fee of \$2.75 plus \$2.25 for every 1/2 mile traveled. Joe took a taxi, and the ride cost him \$56.75. How many miles did he travel in the taxi?
5. ### math

the diamond taxi company charges an initial fee of \$3.00 plus \$2.00 per mile for each ride. a) using the table show the cost (C) of taking a taxi 0-5 miles number of miles cost(c) 1 ?
6. ### math

the diamond taxi company charges an initial fee of \$3.00 plus \$2.00 per mile for each ride. a) using the table show the cost (C) of taking a taxi 0-5 miles number of miles cost(c) 1 ?
7. ### Math

If taxi 1 charges 2.50 to ride and 20 cents for every 1/10 of a mile, and taxi 2 charges 3.25 to ride and 15 cents for every 1/10 of a mile at what point will they cost the same thing
8. ### math

A taxi company charges passengers \$1.00 for a ride, and an additional \$0.30 for each mile traveled. The function rule C = 0.30m + 1.00 describes the relationship between the number of miles m and the total cost of the ride c. If the …
9. ### Algebra

A taxi cab charges \$0.55 per mile in addition to a \$1.75 flat rate fee. Susie has \$10 to spend on a taxi cab ride. The taxi driver will not give anyone a ride unless they are going somewhere that is more than 2 miles away. Model Susie’s …
10. ### Math

A taxi service charges a \$1.90 fee for each ride plus an additional .80 per mile. If a taxi ride cost \$4.30, how many miles did the taxi travel travel during the ride?

More Similar Questions