Math (Please Help)
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3. A hot air balloon is at a height of 2,250 feet. It descends 150 feet each minute. Find it's height after six, eight, and ten minutes. Make a table to show the pattern of heights. Write an expression for the balloon's height at "m" minutes.
This one just has me completely lost. Do I divide or subtract or...? I have not the slightest idea what the answers are, how to set up the expression, how to make the table, etc. This is why I need help urgently, PLEASE. I'll try, though...
2,250  150 ÷ m
2,250  150 ÷ 6 =
2400 ÷ 6 = 400
2,250  150 ÷ 8
2400 ÷ 8 = 300
2,250  150 ÷ 10
2400 ÷ 10 = 240
Is this correct, or is it 2,250 ÷ 150  m? I'm so lost. :/ Also, what's the pattern? I've been asking since last night with absolutely no response whatsoever. I apologize, as I know you are busy with many other questions.
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