College 2

College student is moving into a dormitory. The student rent a truck for $19.95 plus $0.99 per mile. Before returning the truck the student fills the tank with gasoline, which cost $65.32. Total cost $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=60 miles



Did you find an error or inaccuracy? Feel free to write us. Thank you!



avatar




You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

Related math problems and questions:

  • Box and whisker plot
    box-whisker-plot Construct a box and whisker plot for the given data. 56, 32, 54, 32, 23, 67, 23, 45, 12, 32, 34, 24, 36, 47, 19, 43
  • Bay Area
    car Bay Area Rental Cars charges $14 a day and $0.12 per mile for renting a car. You rented a car for 4 days and drove 475 miles. Find the total cost of renting the car.
  • Limousine rent
    clocks2 Hana rented a limousine for prom. There was a one-time charge of $100, plus an hourly rate of $45. Her total cost for the night was $347.50. How many hours did Hana rent the limo for?
  • Octane value
    fuel I loaded 10L 95 octane gasoline and 5L 100 octane gasoline. What is the resulting octane value of the gasoline in the tank?
  • Annual income
    income The annual income (in thousands of $) of fifteen families is 60, 80, 90, 96, 120, 150, 200, 360, 480, 520, 1060, 1200, 1450, 2500, 7200. Calculate the harmonic and geometric mean.
  • Car rent 2
    cars The cost (c), in dollars, charged by a car rental agency is calculated using the equation c = 12 +0.29m, where m represents the distance traveled in miles. Calculate the distance traveled for the cost of $56. 37.
  • Taxi
    linear_eq A taxi ride costs $3 plus $2.50 per mile. Write and Graph an equation in two variables that represent the total cost of a taxi ride.
  • Saving 9
    penize An amount of $ 2000 is invested at an interest of 5% per month. If $ 200 is added at the beginning of each successive month but no withdrawals. Give an expression for the value accumulated after n months. After how many months will the amount has accumula
  • Newton's task
    cow Grass grows in the meadow equally fast and evenly. It is known that 99 cows graze meadow for 14 days and 95 cows by 22 days. How many cows graze meadow for 77 days?
  • A fisherman
    worms A fisherman buys carnivores to fish. He could buy either 6 larvae and 4 worms for $ 132 or 4 larvae and 7 worms per $ 127. What is the price of larvae and worms? Argue the answer.
  • Car rent
    car Rental cars are paid a fixed daily fee plus 16 cents for each kilometer traveled. Samuel want to rent a car for a day and worked out that will pay 175 euros. When paying he got a 20% discount on the daily fee, the cost per kilometer is unchanged. Samuel t
  • Carla 2
    linearna Carla is renting a canoe, it cost $80 for 2 hours and $110 for 4 hours. What is the rate of change for this situation?
  • Circle
    kruznica The circle touches two parallel lines p and q, and its center lies on line a, which is the secant of lines p and q. Write the equation of the circle and determine the coordinates of the center and radius. p: x-10 = 0 q: -x-19 = 0 a: 9x-4y+5 = 0
  • Concentration
    hcl How many grams of 65% and 50% acid is to be mixed to give 240 g acid with a concentration of 60%?
  • Equation
    function Eequation f(x) = 0 has roots x1 = 64, x2 = 100, x3 = 25, x4 = 49. How many roots have equation f(x2) = 0 ?
  • Sales off
    sweater If a sweater sells for $ 19 after a 5% markdown, what was its original price?
  • Salami
    salama How many ways can we choose 5 pcs of salami if we have 6 types of salami for 10 pieces and one type for 4 pieces?