# Algebra

James has saved \$50. He wants to buy a DVD player for \$149 in about 5 months. To find out how much he should save each week he wrote 50+20x=149. Explain his equation.

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1. What do you think?

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2. how many weeks are in the average month?

how many weeks on average are in 5 months?

in this equation,

50= initial amount
149= total cost of dvd player
20= average # of weeks in 5 months
x= how much he needs to save per week

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3. Write one additional audit question for each of the categories (board, staff, donors and fund raisers, clients/customers, volunteers, and society) listed in the sample audit in Appendix B of your text.

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