# algebra word problem help

*label*Algebra

*timer*Asked: Jun 3rd, 2015

**Question description**

You have taken over an abandoned drilling project. After drilling for 2 hours, the depth is 110 feet. After 5 hours, the depth has increased to 114.5 feet. Write an equation in the form y = mx + b to describe the relationship between x, the hours of drilling, and y, the depth of the well.