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  • 2 years ago

Can You help me please You are a member of your local movie theater’s club. Every time you see a movie at the theater, you earn 2 advantage points. When you earn 100 points, you get a free movie pass. Currently, you have 40 advantage points. Write an equation to model the number of movies m you have to watch before you earn a free movie pass.

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  1. pratu043
    • 2 years ago
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    Current number of points = 40 Points needed = 100 - 40 = 60 For every movie, you get 2 points. So for 60 points you need to watch 60/2 = 30 movies. Try doing it now.

  2. pratu043
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    So the equation would be: \[m = \frac{ 100 - 40 }{ 2 }\]

  3. mayankdevnani
    • 2 years ago
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    You have 40 advantage points. You still need 60 to get a free movie pass= 100-40=60

  4. mayankdevnani
    • 2 years ago
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    You get 2 points per movie means: 60/2=30. You have to see 30 more movies to get a free movie pass !

  5. mayankdevnani
    • 2 years ago
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    ok @MathLearner!

  6. MathLearner!
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    is pratu043's equation correct?

  7. pratu043
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    Well, you can write the same equation in many ways like the one I have given above. However, I would suggest you go with this one: \[2m = 60\]

  8. MathLearner!
    • 2 years ago
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    thanks @pratu043

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