Ice Skating Rinks

Roxy's and Jerry's

Comparison of Roxy's Skating Rink and Jerry's Skating Rink

Roxy’s Ice Skating Rink charges 2 dollars an hour to skate and 14 dollars to rent skates. Whereas, Jerry’s Ice Skating Rink charges 4 dollars an hour to skate and 8 dollars to rent skates.

Roxy’s: C = 2h + 14 or y = 2x + 14 ( in y = mx + b format)

Jerry’s: C = 4h + 8 or y = 4h + 8

Where C represents total cost and h represents the number of hours.

After 3 hours the cost of both ice rinks will be 20 dollars.

What rink would you choose?

Choose Jerry's rink if you will be skating for less than 3 hours but choose Roxy's rink if you will be skating for more than 3 hours.
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