# SOLUTION: Mike wants to rent a car for his vacation. The rental costs \$130 a week plus \$0.20 a mile. How far to the nearest mile can Mike travel if he wants to spend \$325 at most?

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 Question 323237: Mike wants to rent a car for his vacation. The rental costs \$130 a week plus \$0.20 a mile. How far to the nearest mile can Mike travel if he wants to spend \$325 at most? Answer by nerdybill(6959)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Mike wants to rent a car for his vacation. The rental costs \$130 a week plus \$0.20 a mile. How far to the nearest mile can Mike travel if he wants to spend \$325 at most? . Let x = total miles driven then .20x + 130 = 325 .20x = 195 x = 975 miles Since this is the "total" distance -- considering we must travel to "get there" then drive back. So, we must consider half of 975 or 488 miles