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8-39.

As Jhalil and Joman practice for the SAT, their scores on practice tests rise. Jhalil's current score is

When will Joman's score catch up to Jhalil's?

If the SAT test is in

weeks, who will score highest?

Write two equations representing their scores.

Jhalil: time (weeks)

Joman:

*score (points)*

Set the two equations equal to each other and solve for .

Substitute in both the equations and compare the outcomes.