# algebra

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What is the equation to the word problem? Currently, you have \$60 & your sister has \$135. You decide to save \$5 of your allowance each week,while your sister decides to spend her whole allowance plus \$10 each week. How long will it be before you have as much as your sister?

• algebra -

U=60+5w
S=135-15w

set U=s

60+5w=135-15w

add 15w to each side, subtract 60
20w=75
divide by 20
weeks=4 weeks

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