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Problem 1)
A cab company charges a $3 boarding rate in addition to its meter which is $2 for every mile. What is the equation of the line that represents this cab company's rate?
Problem 2)
A cab company charges a $5 boarding rate in addition to its meter which is $3 for every mile. What is the equation of the line that represents this cab company's rate?
Problem 3)
A cab company charges a $3 boarding rate in addition to its meter which is $½ for every mile. What is the equation of the line that represents this cab company's rate?
Problem 4)
A cab company charges a $4 boarding rate in addition to its meter which is $ ¾ for every mile. What is the equation of the line that represents this cab company's rate?
Problem 5)
A cab company does not charge a boarding fee but then has a meter of $4 an hour.What equation represents this cab company's rate?
Problem 6)
A cab company does not charge a boarding fee but then has a meter of $4 an hour.What equation represents this cab company's rate?
Problem7)
A cab company charges a $1 boarding fee and has a meter of $1/3 an hour.What equation represents this cab company's rate?
