anonymous
  • anonymous
A water park charges $5 for entry into the park and an additional $2 for each of the big waterslides. Steven spent $17 on his visit to the water park. Which equation can be used to find the number of big waterslides, x, that Steven went on? a.5 + 2x = 17 b.5x + 2 = 17 c. 5x + 2x = 17 d.5 + 2 = 17x
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mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
The $5 amount is fixed, so there must be a 5 by itslef in the equation. The amount he paid per waterslide was $2. He paid for 1 waterslide, 2 * 1 2 waterslides, 2 * 2 3 waterslides, 2 * 3 x waterslides, 2 * x = 2x Now you need to add the fixed cost of 5 to the cost for x waterslides of 2x and make it equal to what he spent, $17. Which equation above shows this?
anonymous
  • anonymous
a
anonymous
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anonymous
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hello?
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
Correct. A is the right answer. Good job!
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks for the help :)
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