Posted by **Tammy** on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 9:58pm.

The cost, y, of renting a canoe can be shown by y+12x + 30 where x is the time in hours. Identify the y intercept as an ordered pair and explain what it means in terms of the problem.

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**Reiny**, Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 10:07pm
You must have meant:

y = 12x+30

the y - intercept is (0,30)

it means that there is a basic cost of $30 to rent the canoe.

So as soon as you tied your canoe to the top of your car, it would have cost you $30.

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