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SAT® Subject Test in Math 1 & 2

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Slope and Intercept Modeling

SATSTM-A7EETK

After midnight, a ride in a limo costs $\$8.50$ plus $\$0.50$ for every quarter mile traveled.

If a passenger travels $m$ miles, then what is the total cost $\text{C}$ of the trip in terms of $m$?

A

$\text{C} = 2m + 8.50$

B

$\text{C} = 8.50m + 0.50$

C

$\text{C} = 9m$

D

$\text{C = m(0.5 + 8.5)}$

E

$\text{C = 8.50m + 2}$