# Jessie's Canoes rents canoes for $20 for the canoe plus $35 per hour. You do not want to spend more than $150. What is the maximum number of hours that you can afford to rent a canoe?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 12, 2016

The maximum number of hours we could rent the canoe would be 4 hours.

#### Explanation:

First, let's write the formula for the cost of renting a canoe from Jessie:

Because we don't want to spend "MORE" than $150 this will become an inequality.

We need to solve:

The maximum number of hours we could rent the canoe would be 4 hours.