A graph showing the cost of a journey using the taxi companyName: Date:

**Express Cabs**is shown above.

The cost of a journey using a different taxi company

**Fast Taxis**is calculated as follows:

**Total Cost (£) = Fixed Charge of £3.80 + £1.20 x Distance (miles)**

1) Draw a graph showing the cost of a journey using the taxi company

**Fast Taxis**

2) Write down the Fixed Charge of

**Express Cabs**in pounds

3) Write down the Cost Per Mile of

**Express Cabs**in pounds

4) What would be the cost of a 3 mile journey with

**Express Cabs**?

5) If the cost of a journey with

**Express Cabs**is £14.40, what is the distance travelled?

6) If the cost of a journey with

**Fast Taxis**is £39.80, what is the distance travelled?

7) Compare the cost of the two different taxi companies for journeys up to 9 miles.

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3) The Cost Per Mile of

4) The Cost of a 3 mile journey with

5) The distance travelled is 7 miles

6) The distance travelled is 30 miles

7)

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2) The Fixed Charge of**Express Cabs**= £3.20

3) The Cost Per Mile of

**Express Cabs**= £1.60

4) The Cost of a 3 mile journey with

**Express Cabs**= £8.00

5) The distance travelled is 7 miles

6) The distance travelled is 30 miles

7)

**Express Cabs**is cheaper for journeys less than 1.5 miles. They cost the same for journeys of exactly 1.5 miles.

**Fast Taxis**is cheaper for journeys greater than 1.5 miles.

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