The total cost of repairing a car

timer Asked: Nov 13th, 2015

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The total cost of repairing a car is the sum of the amount paid for parts and the amount of labor. You paid $78 for parts and $45 for each hour of labor. The total cost to repair the car was $168. How many hours did it take to repair the car?

1) copy and complete the verbal model

total cost for repairs + ? + cost of each hour of labor times ?

2) Let h represent the number of hours spent on labor. Write an equation based on your verbal model.

Solve the equation to find how many hours it took to repair the car.

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