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7-47.

If you are having a hard time getting started, try making a table.

Write equations for the situation. Use the table if you need help. Remember to define your variables.

y = the number of pages read
x = the time in minutes

Jimmica: y = 10x
Sam: Write a similar equation.

Solve your system of equations using the Equal Values Method.

Remember - there are only 300 pages in the book. Will Jimmica ever catch up to Sam?