# algebra

A person’s maximum heart rate is the highest rate, in beats per minute, that the person’s heart should reach. A person’s age added to his or her maximum heart rate is 220. Write and solve an equation to find the maximum heart rate of a 16-year old.

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1. 16 + x = 220

x = 220 - 16

x = 204

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