Aaron is staying at a hotel that charges $99.95 per night plus tax for a room. A tax of 8% is applied to the room rate, and an additional onetime untaxed fee of $5.00 is charged by the hotel. Which of the following represents Aaron’s total charge, in dollars, for staying x nights?
The total charge that Aaron will pay is the room rate, the 8% tax on the room rate, and a fixed fee. If Aaron stayed x nights, then the total charge is , which can be rewritten as .
Question Difficulty: EASY
Objective: Students must create a linear expression to represent a real-world situation.
- untaxed – không bị đánh thuế (adj): (of an item, income, etc.) not having had the required tax paid on it.
- charge – phí dịch vụ (n): a price asked for goods or services.