Posted by **kayla** on Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 5:36pm.

a running back rushed for 129 yards through 3 quarters.in the 4th quarter the running back lost 5 yards per rush. the runing back rushed 5 times in the 4th quarter.

3) imagine that instead of losing yardage on each rush in the 4th quarter, the running back gained 4 yards on 2 rushes, but lost 5 yards on the other 3. write an expression to represent the running backs total yardage in this case, and solve

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 5:38pm
I answered your last two questions about this running back. Now it's your turn.

I'll be glad to check YOUR answer.

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**kayla**, Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 5:42pm
i have no idea how to do this can u help me?

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 5:44pm
Study my last two answers. I'll help you after you show your effort.

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**kayla**, Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 5:48pm
129*4-5?

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 6:05pm
He gained 4 yards on 2 rushes in the 4th quarter.

4 * 2 = 8

He lost 5 yards in the first 3/4 of the game.

8 - 5 = ? total yardage

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**kayla**, Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 6:06pm
thnx

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 6:08pm
You're welcome.

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**kayla**, Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 6:11pm
im sorry to put u in truble but it says to rewrite the expression

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**Ms. Sue**, Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 6:35pm
(4 * 2) - 5 = ?

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