Mathematics

Question

John rented a jet ski for $199.95. The rental included a rental fee of $75 and an additional charge of $24.99 per hour. How many hours did John rent the jet ski?

2 Answer

  • Answer:

    John rented the jet ski for 5 hours

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Step 1- Subtract $75 from $199.95 and you should end up with $124.95

    Step 2- Divide $124.95 by $24.99 and you should end up with 5

    Step 3- John rented the jet ski for 5 hours

  • Answer:

    John rented the jet ski for 5 hours.

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Take the total cost: $199.95, and subtract $75 because that was included in the cost. You get 124.95. Next you divide $24.99 by 124.95, because $24.99 was the amount he paid per hour, and $124.95 is the amount that he paid in total for all the hours that he jet skied, and you get 5 hours.

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