Highlighted Problem: Car Rental Quandary

I need to rent a car for my upcoming trip. Rent-A-Gem charges $20.25 per day plus 14 cents per mile. Super Saver Rentals charges $18.25 per day plus 22 cents per mile.

At first glance it looks as if I should go with Super Saver Rentals. Still, I’m concerned about the per-mile charge because I plan to do a lot of driving during all three days of my trip.

How many miles would I have to drive to make the cost of renting a car from Rent-A-Gem the same as the cost of renting a car from Super Saver Rentals?

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