Practice writing equations to model real-world situations, then solve the equations to answer interesting questions about the situations.
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Problem

Ann took a taxi home from the airport. The taxi fare was dollar sign, 2, point, 10 per mile, and she gave the driver a tip of dollar sign, 5. Ann paid a total of dollar sign, 49, point, 10.
Write an equation to determine the distance in miles left parenthesis, x, right parenthesis between the airport and Ann's home.
Find the distance between the airport and Ann's home.
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
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