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?


I am confused But Believe "A" is the answer

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  1. I figured it out!

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  2. you want to create 2 equations and set them equal.


    isolate variable

    -150 +1w
    3w= 45

    divide both sides by 3


    the 3's on the left cancel out, and the one on the right simplifies to 15


    (you are correct)

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