# Create an algebraic equation ? 1) costs a base fee of $7.00 per ride, which includes 5 miles. Each additional mile costs $0.50.

##### 1 Answer

May 10, 2018

y = 0.50m + 7.00

Note that paying 7 dollars comes with 5 miles already.

#### Explanation:

y = mx + b

y = 0.50m + 7.00

0.50 is dependent on the number of miles in order to total a payment, while the base fee isn't affected by the number of miles.