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anonymous
 one year ago
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
anonymous
 one year ago
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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pratyush5
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I am giving a hint. Amount of money spent by Steven would be obviously equal to sum of entry fees and money spent at waterslides.

Jacob902
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The $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. so a
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