College 2

The college student is moving into a dormitory. The student rents a truck for $19.95 plus $0.99 per mile. Before returning the truck, the student fills the tank with gasoline, which costs $65.32. The total cost was $144.67. Using a linear equation, explain the process to find how many miles the student drove the truck

Correct answer:

x =  60 miles

Step-by-step explanation:

f(x) = 19.95 + 0.99x  144.6765.32=19.95+0.99 x  0.99x=59.4  x=0.9959.4=60  x=60=60 miles

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