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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.
11 – 17 = t
B.
17 – t = –11
C.
t – 17 = –11
D.
17 + 11 = t
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. 11 – 17 = t B. 17 – t = –11 C. t – 17 = –11 D. 17 + 11 = t

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niahloves
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So what the question is stating is that: The temperature at 4 p.m. (t) minus 17 degrees now equals 11, which can be translated to t  17=11 or you can reverse to have t isolated like so 11 + 17 = t
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