Posted by **brad** on Monday, March 7, 2011 at 10:27am.

To train for a race, Will begins by jogging 11 minutes one day per week. He increases his jogging time by 5 minutes each week. Write the general term of this arithmetic sequence, and find how many whole weeks it takes for him to reach a jogging time of one hour

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**Henry**, Monday, March 7, 2011 at 7:51pm
T(min) W(weeks)

11 0

16 1.

21 2.

26 3.

31 4.

Eq: T = 5W + 11.

Example: Let W = 4 weeks.

T = 5*4 + 11 = 31min.

T = 1hr = 60min.

T = 5W + 11 = 60min,

5W + 11 = 60,

5W = 60 - 11 = 49,

W = 49 / 5 = 9.8wks or 9 Whole weeks.

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**Anonymous**, Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at 8:54pm
this is all wrong

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