Lesson 26: "Work Problems"

ABOUT THIS LESSON: Algebra 2, Work Problems

Lesson 26 of 26. This lesson discusses problems of the form Rate x Time = Distance, or Rate x Time = Work Completed. Goal: to be able to read a problem of this kind, translate it into an equation, and then solve the equation.

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