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# Tutor profile: Brian L.

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### Subject:Basic Math

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Maria had \$100 to go shopping for some new clothes. She bought two shirts that each cost \$8.95, jeans that were \$24.97, and a set of shoes. The cashier gave Maria \$16.27 back after she paid for everything. How much were the shoes?

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An equation that describes this problem would be 100 - 2(8.95) - 24.97 - ____ = 16.27. Once you subtract the shirts and jeans from Maria's total, she has \$57.13 left. We know that she bought shoes, and still had \$16.27 left over, so 57.13 - 16.27 = 40.86. The shoes cost \$40.86

### Subject:Music

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What is hemiola?

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Hemiola is described as a rhythmic juxtaposition of two against three. One such example would be tapping 8th notes on one hand and triplets on the other.

### Subject:Algebra

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Alex and Emma both went trick-or-treating in their neighborhoods. The amount of candy Alex collected is represented by the equation 3x - 2y = 18. Emma collected candy at a rate of y = x + 12, where x represents the number of minutes spent trick-or-treating. How many minutes will it take for Alex and Emma to have the same amount of candy?

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42 minutes. They will both have 54 pieces of candy at that time.

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