A taxi is charging you $1.50 per 500 meters. If you know your destination is 7.1 miles away, how much will the taxi cost you? There are 1,609 meters in a mile. Round your answer to the nearest cent.

Accepted Solution

Answer:$34.27Step-by-step explanation:First, we should make everything the same value, so convert the 7.1 miles into meters. (11,423.9 meters). Since we are trying to find a value per 500 meters, divide the 11,423.9 meters by 500 to get 22.8478. Multiply this number by $1.50 to get the value 34.2717 and since we are rounding to the cent, that would be $34.27