Posted by rosalind on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 12:09am.
Jack runs 275 miles per day during soccer season. He has already run 25 miles this morning. He plans to run 2.5 miles each day. What is the fewest number of days he will need to reach his goal?

Prealgebra  Steve, Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 11:36am
in n days, he runs 2.5n miles
he has already run 25 miles
so, after n more days, he will have run
25 + 2.5n miles
If that totals 275 moles, then
25 + 2.5n = 275
2.5n = 250
n = 100
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