# Writing a System of Equations From Word Problem

*label*Mathematics

*timer*Asked: Apr 1st, 2015

**Question description**

On the windowsill is a plant that is 12 inches tall. It is growing 4 inches per week. A second plant, which is 14 inches tall, is on the coffee table. It is growing 3 inches per week. Eventually the two plants will be the same height. How tall will the plants be? How many weeks will that take?