Math
Bill weighs 150 lbs. He wants to gain 2 lbs per week for football season. Jamal runs track. He wants to lose weight so he can run faster. Jamal weighs 195 lbs and wants to lose 1 lb per week. How many weeks will it take before both of them are the same weight?
A.15***
B.45
C.115
D.345
I am confused But Believe "A" is the answer
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Madeline

I figured it out!
posted by Madeline

you want to create 2 equations and set them equal.
150+2w=1951w
isolate variable
150+2w=1951w
150 +1w
3w= 45
divide both sides by 3
3w/3=45/3
the 3's on the left cancel out, and the one on the right simplifies to 15
w=15
(you are correct)posted by maya
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