# math

un Lanes Bowling charges a fee of \$4 to use their shoes and \$6 for each game played. Salim wants to figure out how much it will cost him to bowl.

Part 1: Write an equation representing this problem. Let x be the number of games bowled, and let y be the total cost.

Part 2: Is x the dependent variable or the independent variable? Using complete sentences, explain how you know.

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1. y = 6x+4

Since you know the number of games, and the cost depends on that, x is the independent variable.

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