" eileen drove for 85 minutes.this is 21 more minutes than one-third the number of minutes ethan drove." i need to translate into equation:(?

2 Answers

  • 4 weeks ago

    Let's call ethan's minutes e.

    Now let's decode the sentence backwards.

    One third of ethan's minutes is e/3.

    21 more minutes is e/3 + 21.

    So 85 = e/3 + 21

    Now solve for e.  I'll leave that to you.  8^)

  • paul
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    do your own homework

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