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princeevee

  • one year ago

the variable t represents the temerature 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 temp at 11 p.m was -11*f t-17=-11 11-17=t 17-t=-11 17+11=t

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  1. Defiance
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    Hiii!!! again!

  2. Defiance
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    t = temp at 4 PM

  3. Defiance
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    If it as dropped 17F from 4 - 11pm

  4. Defiance
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    If we're at -11 F at 11PM

  5. Defiance
    • one year ago
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    Then add 17 to -11.

  6. princeevee
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    hello earth human again )=)=: D

  7. Defiance
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    Do you still need help?

  8. princeevee
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    which is 6

  9. princeevee
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    i guess

  10. Defiance
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    Yes, t is 6.

  11. princeevee
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    but which is the right equation?

  12. Defiance
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    Okay.

  13. Defiance
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    The numbers are listed. With the acception of "t" Which we have found is 6. D. Makes no sense 17 + 11 = 28. So, incorrect 11 - 17 = -6. Therefore, incorrect.

  14. Defiance
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    t - 17 = -11 is correct, BUT. Pretend we don't now what T is. So that wouldn't help us solve it.

  15. Defiance
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    Oops

  16. Defiance
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    Sorry.

  17. Defiance
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    A is correct. I was thinking about C but i didnt read it right.

  18. Defiance
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    C. 17 - 6 = -11. No. Cause thats not true. Leaves you with A

  19. princeevee
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    so a is the correct answer?

  20. Defiance
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    Your answer is A, cause it's the only one that is correct.

  21. Defiance
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    Yes!

  22. princeevee
    • one year ago
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    ok thanks earth human

  23. Defiance
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    Sorry about being confused for a moment.

  24. princeevee
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    its ok

  25. Defiance
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    Very welcome!

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