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algebraic expression for word problem. Elmore finished the race in 131 seconds. This is 17 seconds less than Calos took. How many seconds did Carlos take? I put 17 -x = 131 is that right

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    x - 17 = 131

    x = 131 + 17

    Carlos finished in 148 seconds.

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