You are using a taxi cab company that charges a flat fee of $5.00 and an additional $0.50 per mile. Let x represent the number of miles you drive in the taxi and y represent the amount you paid for the ride. Write an equation that can be used to find the amount of money you pay for the taxi ride. a. Standard Form: b. Slope-Intercept Form: c. How much would you pay if the cab ride was 20 miles long? d. If you only had $25 in your wallet how far could you go?

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You are using a taxi cab company that charges a flat fee of $5.00 and an
additional $0.50 per mile. Let x represent the number of miles you drive in the taxi and y represent the amount you paid for the ride. Write an equation that can be used to find the amount of money you pay for the taxi ride.

a. Standard Form:


b. Slope-Intercept Form:


c. How much would you pay if the cab ride was 20 miles long?


d. If you only had $25 in your wallet how far could you go?

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