Discussion in 'Surge' started by Paul7777, Dec 20, 2016.
Lets say a regular rate is $10, and the surge is 5.0, would that make the rate $50 or $60?
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This all boils down to 5th grade (maybe even 2nd) math
It would be $50
That is a good question. Without getting nerdy, it's a question I would always think about. If you have $5 and someone has $1, you have 5 times as much as that person, albeit only $4 more. As for surge, it takes into account the original price. A 4.0 surge is technically:
4*original = (1 + 3)*original
= original + 3*original
So, it turns out that you'd have needed to make 3 extra similar trips to get to the money you made for a 4.0x surge.
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