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

**Fast 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 £2.60 + £1.80 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

**Fast Taxis**in pounds

3) Write down the Cost Per Mile of

**Fast Taxis**in pounds

4) What would be the cost of a 5 mile journey with

**Fast Taxis**?

5) If the cost of a journey with

**Fast Taxis**is £6.80, what is the distance travelled?

6) If the cost of a journey with

**City Cabs**is £47.60, 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 5 mile journey with

5) The distance travelled is 2 miles

6) The distance travelled is 25 miles

7)

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2) The Fixed Charge of**Fast Taxis**= £2.40

3) The Cost Per Mile of

**Fast Taxis**= £2.20

4) The Cost of a 5 mile journey with

**Fast Taxis**= £13.40

5) The distance travelled is 2 miles

6) The distance travelled is 25 miles

7)

**Fast Taxis**is cheaper for journeys less than 0.5 miles. They cost the same for journeys of exactly 0.5 miles.

**City Cabs**is cheaper for journeys greater than 0.5 miles.

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