1. What is the first step in solving 4x – 3 = 9? A. Subtract 3 from each side of the equation. B. Add 3 to each side of the equation. C. Divide each side of the equation by –3. D. Divide each side of the equation by 4. Hint 2. At a local lake, you can rent canoes for a flat fee of \$5.00, plus an additional fee of \$2.00 per hour. If you have \$15.00, use the equation 15 = 2h + 5 to determine how many hours you can use the canoe. A. 4 hours B. 10 hours C. 7.5 hours D. 5 hours Hint 3. Solve –2p + 7 = 11. A. -2 B. 12 C. 4 D. 2 Hint 4. Solve 10 – 6s = -32. A. -5 B. 7 C. -7 D. 5 Hint 5. Mrs. Rollins had some extra candy left over from Halloween, so she decided to give a treat to her math class. She gave everyone two pieces of candy, and then, for the rest of the period, every time someone correctly answered a question, she gave that person three more pieces of candy. Jean-Paul had 11 pieces of candy in Mrs. Rollins's class. Use the equation 11 = 3q + 2 to figure out how many questions Jean-Paul answered correctly. A. 9 B. -3 C. 3 D. 2 Hint