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Marcelo is a daytime student and works informally in the afternoons. Week last night he learned that his favorite band will give a concert on December 30 and he would like buy the location closest to them which has a value of $120,750 with charge included. To the Today he only has $30,000 saved. If you wanted to save $8000 a week, how many weeks would it take to complete the amount you need to buy that location?

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1. Identify the total amount Marcelo needs:

120,750

2. Identify the amount Marcelo has already saved:

30,000

3. Identify the weekly saving amount:

8,000

4. Calculate the difference between the total amount needed and the amount saved:

120,750 - 30,000 = 90,750

5. Divide this difference by the weekly saving amount to find the number of weeks:

\frac{90,750}{8,000} = 11.34375

6. Round up to the nearest whole week:

12

Marcelo would need 12 weeks to save the required amount.

2. Identify the amount Marcelo has already saved:

3. Identify the weekly saving amount:

4. Calculate the difference between the total amount needed and the amount saved:

5. Divide this difference by the weekly saving amount to find the number of weeks:

6. Round up to the nearest whole week:

Marcelo would need 12 weeks to save the required amount.

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