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Question

The town of San Simon charges its residetns for ta...

The town of San Simon charges its residetns for tash pickup and water usage ont he same bill. Each month the city charges a flat fee for tash pickup and a fee of \( \$ 0.25 \) per gallon for water used. In January, one resident used 

\( 44 \) gallons of water, and received a bill for \( \$ 16 \) . Write a linear equation where \( x \) represents the amount of gallons of water used and y represents the total cost of the bill 

Answer

\(y= 0.25x+ 5\)

Solution
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