MATH SOLVE

6 months ago

Q:
# For a walk-a-thon a sponsor committed to give you a flat fee of $5 plus $2 for every mile you walk. If you walk for 20 miles, what is the total amount you will collect from your sponsor at the end of the walk-a-thon?

Accepted Solution

A:

To solve this problem you must apply the proccedure shown below: 1. Based on the information given in the problem above, you can write the following expression, where [tex] x [/tex] is the total amount you will collect from your sponsor at the end of the walk-a-thon: [tex] x=5+2(20)\\ x=5+40\\ x=45dollars [/tex] 2. Therefore, as you can see, the answer is: if you walk for 20 miles, the total amount you will collect from your sponsor at the end of the walk-a-thon is [tex] 45dollars [/tex]