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Judy has $20 and is saving at a rate of $6 per week. Ida has $172 and is spending at a rate of $4 per week. After how many weeks will each have the same amount of money?
Write an equation using x and y for Judy and Ida. What does x represent? What does y represent?
Solve this problem using any method you choose.
x = the number of weeks
y = the amount of money
Judy: y = 20 + 6x
Ida: y = 172 − 4x
Try using the Equal Values Method.