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  • 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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  1. pratyush5
    • one year ago
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    I am giving a hint. Amount of money spent by Steven would be obviously equal to sum of entry fees and money spent at waterslides.

  2. Jacob902
    • one year ago
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    Correct. A

  3. Jacob902
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    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. so a

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thnx guys :)

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