I don't understand how to do this question. How can I make an equation to fit the problem?

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Marissa went to a party at her friend's house.  She promised her strict father that she would get  home by 11pm.  He told her that she would be grounded for a month if she comes home one second past 11.  Was she grounded? 

Here is some information to help you figure this out:

She left the party at 10:05 pm.She drove an old Buick that made a lot of noise as she drove it.

Marissa lived 18 miles from where the party was held. She drove at the same rate the whole way home. Marissa was 12 miles from home after 20 minutes.

What equation could you make?

How could you use this equation to solve the problem?

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