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 By: geniuskids (offline)  Tuesday, August 20 2013 @ 05:34 AM CDT (Read 644 times)
geniuskids

Hi, need your help on this question:-

Q) YingYing paid \$(4+3/4n) for n km she travelled in a taxi. How much must she pay if she travelled 16km?

Kindly explain!

Thanks

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 By: mumof2boys (offline)  Wednesday, August 21 2013 @ 01:00 AM CDT
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I think it has not been written down in the correct form.
It should be 4 + (3/4)n which becomes 4 + (3n/4)
When you substitute n=16, you get 4 + (3 x 16 /4)= 4 + (3 x4) = 4 + 12 = 16.

Hope this helps.

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 By: geniuskids (offline)  Wednesday, August 21 2013 @ 02:06 AM CDT
geniuskids

Hi mumof2boys,

Thanks! I think yr interpretation is correct!

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