6th grade math

A sperm whale can stay under water 7 times as long as x minutes more than a platypus can. Write and equation that states the relationship of the minutes these two mammals can stay under water.

Sperm Whale- 112
Platypus-10

My answer: 7x+10 x=112

Is my answer correct?

asked by jamar
  1. 7(x+10) = 112

    posted by Steve
  2. I parsed the words as

    7 times as long as (x minutes more than a platypus)

    posted by Steve
  3. Sorry for the last comment,just trolling (Didn't think they will allow me to post :o). But 112 is the min. he can stay under water, so 10*7x=112?

    posted by Bob
  4. How is it 7(x+10) = 112 @Steve

    Sorry,I don't get it :(

    posted by Bob
  5. I need a equation not an answer☺

    posted by Lilo&stich
  6. 7x

    posted by Anonymous
  7. idk the equation

    posted by Anonymous

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