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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 water slides. Steven spent $17 on his visit to the water park. Which equation can be used to find the number of big water slides, x, that Steven went on? A)5 + 2x = 17 B)5x + 2 = 17 C)5x + 2x = 17 D)5 + 2 = 17x MEDALS WILL BE GIVEN !!! ^-^

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  1. rhr12
    • one year ago
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    a is answer

  2. rhr12
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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.

  3. anonymous
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    THANKS A MIL.

  4. triciaal
    • one year ago
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