Algebra
posted by Abby .
Members of the Lake Shawnee club pay $40 per summer season plus $7.50 each time they rent a boat. Nonmembers pay $12.50 each time they rent a boat. How many times would both a member and a nonmember have to rent a boat in order to pay the same amount?

40 + 7.5 x = 12.5 x
40 = 5 x
x = 8 times