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

**Black Taxis**is shown above.

The cost of a journey using a different taxi company

**City Cabs**is calculated as follows:

**Total Cost (£) = Fixed Charge of £2.80 + £1.20 x Distance (miles)**

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

**City Cabs**

2) Write down the Fixed Charge of

**Black Taxis**in pounds

3) Write down the Cost Per Mile of

**Black Taxis**in pounds

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

**Black Taxis**?

5) If the cost of a journey with

**Black Taxis**is £8.00, what is the distance travelled?

6) If the cost of a journey with

**City Cabs**is £38.80, 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 4 mile journey with

5) The distance travelled is 3 miles

6) The distance travelled is 30 miles

7)

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2) The Fixed Charge of**Black Taxis**= £2.60

3) The Cost Per Mile of

**Black Taxis**= £1.80

4) The Cost of a 4 mile journey with

**Black Taxis**= £9.80

5) The distance travelled is 3 miles

6) The distance travelled is 30 miles

7)

**Black Taxis**is cheaper for journeys less than 0.3 miles. They cost the same for journeys of exactly 0.3 miles.

**City Cabs**is cheaper for journeys greater than 0.3 miles.

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