# A car company charges a flat rate for hiring a car and also charges at per mile rate for usage. Its charge for #18# miles is #$18.79# and for #25# miles is #$22.29#. What is the charge per mile and flat rate?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 25, 2016

Charges per mile are

#### Explanation:

Let

From first equation, we get

or

i.e.

Substitute

or

i.e.