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You are saving moneyto buy a \$200 video game system.You earn \$20 a week for doing chores around the house.You get \$35 from a reliative on your birthday.How many whole weeks will it take for you to have enough money to buy the system? You are charged 7% sales tax for the system.Will it take longer to buy the system?

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200 * 1.07 = \$214 total cost for game

35 + 20x = 214

20x = 214 - 35

20x = 179

x = 8.95 = 9 weeks

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thank you very much for helpig me on my homework.

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You're very welcome.

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