Cabs’R Us charges $4.00 plus an additional $3.00 per mile for a ride. Call A Cab charges $2.00 plus an additional $4.00 per mile for a ride. At what distance? In miles, will the cost be the same for both companies.
x = miles when they equal
Rus charges $ 4 + $3/mi * x call a charges $ 2 + $ 4/mi *x now equate them
4 + 3x = 2 + 4x
2 = x at 2 miles the charges are equal