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Hassan helps his dad with newspaper deliveries. He gets $5 every morning and 10 cents for every paper delivered. Hassan earned $20.60 one morning. He wondered how many papers he delivered.

(a) Define the unknown in the scenario and assign it a letter or symbol.

(b) Write an equation to represent the amount of money Hassan earned.

 Jan 15, 2020

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The unknown, x, is how many papers he delivered

    money from papers = .10 * x = ,1x

 

$ 5 + .1x  = 20.60     Solve for x to find the number of papers he delivered  (the Q does not ask for this)

 Jan 15, 2020
 #1
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Best Answer

The unknown, x, is how many papers he delivered

    money from papers = .10 * x = ,1x

 

$ 5 + .1x  = 20.60     Solve for x to find the number of papers he delivered  (the Q does not ask for this)

ElectricPavlov Jan 15, 2020

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