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7-82.

Apollo and Zeus are Great Danes and are both on diets. Apollo, is still a puppy and needs to gain weight. He currently weighs

Use a system of equations ( number of months and

*weight in kg.*

When writing the equations use slope-intercept form

(). Where

*is the rate of change and*

*b*is the starting weight.

Equation for Apollo is .

Equation for Zeus is

*.*

Use the equal values method to solve the system.

So .

months