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

**Cabs4U**is shown above.

The cost of a journey using a different taxi company

**Black Taxis**is calculated as follows:

**Total Cost (£) = Fixed Charge of £2.60 + £1.20 x Distance (miles)**

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

**Black Taxis**

2) Write down the Fixed Charge of

**Cabs4U**in pounds

3) Write down the Cost Per Mile of

**Cabs4U**in pounds

4) What would be the cost of a 2 mile journey with

**Cabs4U**?

5) If the cost of a journey with

**Cabs4U**is £11.80, what is the distance travelled?

6) If the cost of a journey with

**Black Taxis**is £18.20, 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 2 mile journey with

5) The distance travelled is 6 miles

6) The distance travelled is 13 miles

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2) The Fixed Charge of**Cabs4U**= £2.20

3) The Cost Per Mile of

**Cabs4U**= £1.60

4) The Cost of a 2 mile journey with

**Cabs4U**= £5.40

5) The distance travelled is 6 miles

6) The distance travelled is 13 miles

7)

**Cabs4U**is cheaper for journeys less than 1 mile. They cost the same for journeys of exactly 1 mile.

**Black Taxis**is cheaper for journeys greater than 1 mile.

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