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Omar is on a diet to lose some weight. He is losing weight at a rate of 2 pounds per week. After 6 weeks, he weighs 204 pounds. write and solve a linear equation to find how many weeks it will take Omar to reach his target goal of 180 pounds.

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Hello there I hope you are having a good day Your question is, Omar is on a diet to lose some weight. He is losing weight at a rate of 2 pounds per week. After 6 weeks, he weighs 204 pounds. write and solve a linear equation to find how many weeks it will take Omar to reach his target goal of 180 pounds. Answer you would do 204 pounds take away 180 that would equal to 24 then you would divide it to 2 that would equal 12 X = 12.Hopefully this helps you ❀