Use a linear equation to solve the word problem.

Massage Heaven and Massage You are competitors. Massage Heaven has \(8800\) registered customers, but it is losing approximately \(250\) registered customers every month. Massage You has \(2950\) registered customers, and it gets approximately \(200\) newly registered customers every month. How many months would it take Massage Heaven to catch up with Massage You in the number of registered customers?

These two companies would have approximately the same number of registered customers months later.