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Isadora bought 4 trees to plant in her backyard and spent more than altogether. How many dollars could each tree have cost? Let t represent how many dollars each tree cost.

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    more than what?

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  2. School_Island_sad_face
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    $128

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  3. Thomas9
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    Ok, so what you want to do is translate that little story into an equation.

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  4. School_Island_sad_face
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    4r>/$128?

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  5. School_Island_sad_face
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    this >/ is more than or equal to

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  6. Thomas9
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    right, in the story they use t though, but r is fine too.

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  7. School_Island_sad_face
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    or is it just more > than?

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    Yes, right, just more, that's what it says.

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    so 4t > 128

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    Now you need to solve this.

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    so each tree was 32 dollars?

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  12. School_Island_sad_face
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    more than

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  13. Thomas9
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    right

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  14. School_Island_sad_face
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    Thanks! You should be a tutor! :)

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  15. Thomas9
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    Thanks, I just might.

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  16. School_Island_sad_face
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    do you like my picture?

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  17. Thomas9
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    Well it's a bit tiny, it's hard to make out what it is.

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  18. School_Island_sad_face
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    really?

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  19. Thomas9
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    Well, it's some sort of cute animal right?

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  20. School_Island_sad_face
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    it's an owl! :) a baby owl!

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  21. Thomas9
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    oh yeah, indeed.

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    cool

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