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This video is for the redesigned SAT which is for you if you are taking the SAT in March 2016 and beyond.

Linear Equation Word Problems — Basic example

Kaylee wants to do well in her classes, so she is budgeting her time carefully to decide the number of classes, c. she will take this year. For each class that she takes, she expects to spend 2 1/2 hours each week working on homework. She expects to spend an additional 6 1/2 hours each week completing the assigned reading for all her classes together. If Kaylee has 19 hours available each week to complete homework and reading for her classes, which equation best models the situation?

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