Posted by **jace** on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 8:17pm.

noel and renaldo want to rent bikes with two other friends. they have $150 to spend on bike rentals.

bike rentals

rent 1 bike for 9.75 per hour.

special group rate

for group of 4 or more, save $3.00 per person.

4(9.75h-3)=150

noel says they have enough money to rent the bikes for a miximum of 3 hours. slove the equations for the number of hours,h, in order to determine whether noel is correct.

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**Christina**, Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 8:23pm
4(9.75h-3)=150

39h-12=150

39h=138

39h/39=138/39

3.6 when rounded

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**jace**, Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 8:26pm
THANK U SOOOOOOO MUCH!!

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**Christina**, Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 8:27pm
NOO PROBLEM SOO MUCH :D

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 8:29pm
after

39h-12=150

Christina should have had

39h = 162

h = 4.15 hours

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**jace**, Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 8:36pm
o thankz!!

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**Skye**, Friday, February 25, 2011 at 11:51am
thank you soo much!-- this really helps! =D

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 3:17pm
jjhh

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**smile**, Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 7:55pm
that helped alot

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**Jack**, Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:21pm
4(9.75h-3)=150

39h-12=150

39h=162

h=162/ 39=4.15, which means they can

Afford to rent for 4 hours.

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