# Paul has a job raking leaves for a neighbor. He makes $7.70 an hour, plus $.45 for each bag he fills. Last Saturday he worked five hours and made a total of $39.85. How many bags of leaves did he fill?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 29, 2017

He filled

#### Explanation:

We can answer this question by forming an equation.

Let the number of bags be

Paul is paid

So the money from the bags, plus the hourly rate adds up