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anonymous
 one year ago
The variable t represents the temperature at 4 p.m. Which equation would best model the word problem below?
The temperature at the summit of Mt. Mansfield dropped 17°F between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. The temperature at 11 p.m. was –11°F. What was the temperature at 4 p.m.?
A.
17 + 11 = t
B.
11 – 17 = t
C.
t – 17 = –11
D.
17 – t = –11
anonymous
 one year ago
The variable t represents the temperature at 4 p.m. Which equation would best model the word problem below? The temperature at the summit of Mt. Mansfield dropped 17°F between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. The temperature at 11 p.m. was –11°F. What was the temperature at 4 p.m.? A. 17 + 11 = t B. 11 – 17 = t C. t – 17 = –11 D. 17 – t = –11

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Castiel
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Imagine you're out and it's 20F and 3 hours later it's 15F. How much did the temperature change? Well 205=15. It changed 5F. Or you could have written 20t=15, you transfer all numbers to one side and all t's to other and you get t=2015 which is t=5
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