mario paid $44.25 in taxi fare from the hotel to the airport. the cab charged $2.25 for the first mile plus $3.50 for each additional mile. how many miles was it from the hotel to the airport?

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  1. $44.25 - 2.25 = $42.00

    $42.00 / $3.50 = 12

    12 + 1 = 13

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