To find: The distance covered by Michael in miles.
Michael drives the truck 400 miles.
The rent of truck for one day is $65 and 20 cents for one mile.
The truck rented for 3 days and total bill is $275.
Let the number of miles be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In Algebra|
|Number of miles driven||x|
|Mileage Cost (at $0.20 per mile)||0.20x|
|Daily cost (at $65 per day)||3(65)|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
Thus, Michael drives the truck 400 miles.
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