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The taxi fare in Gotham City is <nowiki>$2.40</nowiki> for the first <math>\frac12</math> mile and additional mileage charged at the rate <nowiki>$0.20</nowiki> for each additional 0.1 mile. You plan to give the driver a <nowiki>$2</nowiki> tip. How many miles can you ride for <nowiki>$10</nowiki>?
 
The taxi fare in Gotham City is <nowiki>$2.40</nowiki> for the first <math>\frac12</math> mile and additional mileage charged at the rate <nowiki>$0.20</nowiki> for each additional 0.1 mile. You plan to give the driver a <nowiki>$2</nowiki> tip. How many miles can you ride for <nowiki>$10</nowiki>?
  
<math> \text{(A) 3.0}\qquad\text{(B) 3.25}\qquad\text{(C) 3.3}\qquad\text{(D) 3.5}\qquad\text{(E) 3.75} </math>
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<math> \textbf{(A) }3.0\qquad\textbf{(B) }3.25\qquad\textbf{(C) }3.3\qquad\textbf{(D) }3.5\qquad\textbf{(E) }3.75 </math>
  
 
==Solution==
 
==Solution==

Revision as of 19:23, 25 November 2011

The taxi fare in Gotham City is $2.40 for the first $\frac12$ mile and additional mileage charged at the rate $0.20 for each additional 0.1 mile. You plan to give the driver a $2 tip. How many miles can you ride for $10?

$\textbf{(A) }3.0\qquad\textbf{(B) }3.25\qquad\textbf{(C) }3.3\qquad\textbf{(D) }3.5\qquad\textbf{(E) }3.75$

Solution

See Also

2011 AMC 8 (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
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Problem 9
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Problem 11
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