Algebra 1

Laura rented a car that costs \$20 for the day plus \$.12 for each mile driven. She returned the car later that day. Laura gave the sales person \$50 and received change. Which inequality represents the possible number of miles m that she could have driven?

A. 50>0.12m+20
B. 50<0.12m+20
C. 50>0.12m-20
D.50<0.12m-20

I think it is D.

Thank You.

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1. The answer is not D. \$50 must be greater than the total cost.

If the answer were D, then this would imply that \$50 is less than the total cost.

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2. So is it A?

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3. Yes, you are correct. \$50 must be greater than the total cost of 0.12m + \$20

Good job.

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