Exercise37

Use a linear equation to solve the word problem.

Diane has \({\$85.00}\) in her piggy bank, and she spends \({\$3.00}\) every day.

Alejandro has \({\$13.50}\) in his piggy bank, and he saves \({\$2.50}\) every day.

If they continue to spend and save money this way, how many days later would they have the same amount of money in their piggy banks?

days later, Diane and Alejandro will have the same amount of money in their piggy banks.

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