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11 December, 20:03

so i just started modeling and two step inequalities and my question is 62°f and it drops 2 degrees every hour. How many hours was it before the temperature was below 40°

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  1. 11 December, 20:46
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    11 hours

    Equation:

    62 - 2x = T

    62 - 2 (11) = 40
  2. 11 December, 21:41
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    It was 11 hours because if the temperature drops 2 degrees after every hour, after 11 hours, the temperature would have dropped 22 degrees and 62 - 22 = 40.
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