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John and two friends rent a canoe at a park. Each person must rent a life jacket. If the bill for the rental of the canoe and life jackets is $41, for how many hours did they rent the canoe? tell me the answer and how you got it

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    1) 3 people = 3 life jackets = $6 for life jackets
    x = # of hours spent
    Bill: 5x + 2*3 = 41
    5x=41-6
    5x=35
    x=7 hrs.

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