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Write and solve an equation to solve the problem below. State your solution as a sentence. Homework Help ✎

Shu Min currently has 1980 digital songs, and downloads 30 more songs each month. Her older brother, Wei, currently has 2590 songs but he only downloads 20 more songs each month. The computer they share can only hold 5000 songs. After how many months will their computer be full?

Write two expressions, one for Shu Min and one for Wei.
Add the expressions and set them equal to 5000.

8.6 months