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

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 answerâ˜º

posted by Lilo&stich
6. 7x

posted by Anonymous
7. idk the equation

posted by Anonymous

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