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Do you remember what a function is it is basically an equation (y=mx+b)

Yes but I'm confused as to what to do .

8x+10=y
y=8x+10

Are you in Connections Academy?
\(\color{red}{Chance}\)

what is connections academy

@~Chance~ , Yes I am

It's a school @sierraabel

Why don't you show everybody here your best effort to solve this question?

There is none . That's why I posted it here . So someone could help me through it .

You want to put NO effort in?

Such cruelty :(
What if x represents the number of weeks that passed, does that help? ^.^

It's not "cruel" to expect someone to show you what they have tried so far.

Hey skullpatrol, look above your post ^.^

How can I try it if I don't even know what I'm doing ?? That's my point .....

How can you learn that?

By someone HELPING me ?!

Try to help yourself.

Seriously -.- If you want to be no help do not comment on my question . Simple .

Im here :) just a simple, twisted word problem it is

learn how to teach yourself

Oh... ganeshie8 on the case? okay :/

ok peter wil walk u through i hope :)

let her walk on her own

Alright :)

So we need yo set up an equation or function or something , right ?

Yep, he's already played ten hours, nothing we, or the number of weeks can do about that, right?

Oh and @skullpatrol , please leave since you are going to be of no assistance . Thanks

Right

So how do you represent that in your function?

Ummm would that be that is equals 10 ?

I suppose :o

10 ?

But he's already played for ten hours from last week! `

Hold on . @skullpatrol I believe I asked you to leave

Try using "t" to represent time.

Good God I'm so confused ...

:3
10 and 5 make?

15 ._.

Yes yes yes ! I was confused about that statement but then I thought about it :p

Have you thought about organizing the facts in a chart?

What about by the end of week 2?
How many hours would Pete have finished by then?

Including the 15 , right ?

Well of course... Peter can't un-play the hours he's already played, LOL

Okay well then he would have played 20 hours ? :o

That's right :)
So what about after x weeks?

80 ? because that would be the end of the 8 weeks ? :o

Sorry but I thought x weeks would be for the whole 8 weeks . -.- and okay

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Does this give you an idea?

@LaynaMae Are you still there?

This is what I mean by the student not trying >8(

Okay ^.^
Good luck.

Thanks for trying.