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In Exercises $99-110$, let a variable represent the unknown quantity. Then write and solve an equation to answer the question.TUTORING Elementary school students enrolling in a reading improvement program must first take a placement test (cost $\$ 60$ ) before receiving tutoring (cost $\$ 9.75$ per hour). If a family has set aside $\$ 450$ to get their child extra help, how many hours of tutoring can they afford?

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So X is gonna be the amount of hours of tutoring. So we know that the placement test costs a flat rate of $60. That's a one time fee, and it's gonna be mine. Dollars and certified says per hour. And the family set aside $450 for the triggering. So we're gonna subtract 60 from those sides. 3 90 They weren't invited by nine point something five from both sides, So it's gonna be 40 hours of tutoring.

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