The cost of car service company is $5 per trip plus $0.50 per mile. The fare for the trip from the airport to the hotel was $11.50. How many miles is the airport from the hotel? x = miles from airport to hotel {the unknown}
0.5x + 5 = 11.50 {$0.5 per mile plus $5 per trip equals total cost, $11.50} 0.5x = 6.5 {subtracted 5 from each side} x = 13 {divided each side by 0.5} the hotel is 13 miles from the airport Ask the House
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