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Dawn averages a speed of 18 miles per hour during her bike race. The race is 90 miles long.

Define a variable for the number of hours Dawn has been racing and use this variable to write an expression for the number of miles left in the race.

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    h = hours
    d = distance left

    d = 90 - 18h

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