Solve general word problems about real-world relationships that can be modeled by linear equations or functions.
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Problem

Mariana tried to drink a slushy as fast as she could. She drank the slushy at a rate of 4, point, 5 milliliters per second. After 17 seconds, 148, point, 5 milliliters of slushy remained.
How much slushy was originally in the cup?
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  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, p, i or 2, slash, 3, space, p, i
milliliters
How long did it take Mariana to drink all the slushy?
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  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, p, i or 2, slash, 3, space, p, i
seconds