# SOLUTION: if a car rented for \$23 per day for 3 days, and needed to pay \$2.5 for each mile if the total cost was \$150 for renting the car how many miles can be driven for 3 days?

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 Question 500796: if a car rented for \$23 per day for 3 days, and needed to pay \$2.5 for each mile if the total cost was \$150 for renting the car how many miles can be driven for 3 days?Answer by Maths68(1474)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Assume, miles can be driven for 3 days = x Given Car rent/day = 23 Rent of three day = 3 * 23 = 69 For a mile we needed to pay = 2.5 Total rent for driving x miles = 2.5(x) Total amount paid = 150 Total rent for driving x miles + Rent of three day = Total amount paid 2.5(x)+69=150 2.5(x)=150-69 2.5(x)=81 Divide by 2.5 both sides of the equation 2.5(x)/2.5=81/2.5 x=32.4 32.4 miles can be driven for 3 days.