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## 18 4 points Damien wants to go fishing on the lake. He can rent gear for $20 and the boat will cost $12 per hour. He only has $7

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Damien wants to go fishing on the lake. He can rent gear for $20 and the boat will cost $12 per hour. He only has $78 to spend, so what is the maximum number of

hours (full hours) that he can afford to fish?

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2021-07-21T01:58:11+00:00
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Answer:4 hours

Step-by-step explanation:Let x = hours$78 = $20 + $12x

collect like terms

78 – 20 = 12x

58 = 12x

x = 4.8 hours

the maximum hours is 4 hours