Algebra 1

How do you use an equation to model and solve a real world problem?

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  1. I can use what I already know about writing algebraic expressions to write an equation that represents a real world situation... this is all I know. Can anyone help me?

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  2. surely your text has word problems. Most of them are "real-world" problems.

    You say you can use what you know. That is all they are asking you to do. Write the equation. It models the real-world problem. Solving the equation may not solve the problem, but it does provide insight.

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