2011 AMC 8 Problems/Problem 10

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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?

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

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