# Math

the taxi fare for the first half mile is \$2.40 an additional charge at the rate 0.20 for each additional mile how many miles can i ride with \$10.00 dollars and a \$2.00 tip

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1. number of additional miles --- x

.2x + 2.4 + 2 = 10
.2x = 5.6
x = 28

So you can ride 28.5 miles

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