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The taxi charges in a city consist of a fixed charge together with the charge for the distance covered. For a distance of 10 km, the charge paid is Rs 105 and for a journey of 15 km, the charge paid is Rs 155. What are the fixed charges and the charge per km? How much does a person have to pay for travelling a distance of 25 km?

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Let the fixed charge = Rs  x  and 

the charges per km = Rs  y

Thus, the fixed charge = Rs. x= Rs. 5 and 

The charge per km = Rs.. y = Rs. 10

People have to pay for traveling a distance of 25 km

  = x + 25 y

 = 5 + 25*10

 = 5 + 250

Rs 255

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