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Please Help, I need help with word problem. Write the equation for this situation. The cost, T, in hundreds of dollars, at one community college is 5 more than 1/2 the number of credits, c.
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Please Help, I need help with word problem. Write the equation for this situation. The cost, T, in hundreds of dollars, at one community college is 5 more than 1/2 the number of credits, c.
 one year ago
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dpflanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
OK, there a few tricks for converting the phrase to a mathematical equation. 1. 'is' is equivalent to '='
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cheriekeeneyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I can solve it if it is out of word problem i always have a hard time i'm spending all my time reading it over and over
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dpflanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
We will break convert the phrase: 'The cost, T, in hundreds of dollars, at one community college is 5 more than 1/2 the number of credits, c.' Forget the modifying phrase 'in hundreds of dollars' and where the cost is: 'at one community college' Now, you have: 'The cost, T, is 5 more than 1/2 the number of credits, c.
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dpflanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
T is 5 more than 1/2 the number of credits c
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cheriekeeneyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so would it be T=5+1/2c
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dpflanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Well, you could be correct. There seems to be a bit ambiguity, at least to me
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dpflanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
So, you have said 'T = 5 + 1/2*c' and perhaps 'T = (5+1/2) * c' , But now that I think about, your answer seems best.
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cheriekeeneyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank you so much i am 40yr old and finally understand word problems
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dpflanBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
That's awesome! It seems that you've got the hang of it ;) Surely, learning does just take time.
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