A hot-air balloon has a 14-foot diameter that is being deflated at a rate of 0.25 feet per minute. How many

A hot-air balloon has a 14-foot diameter that is being deflated at a rate of 0.25 feet per minute.
How many minutes, x, will it take before the balloon has shrunk to a diameter of 8 feet?
Write the equation that represents the situation.
8

14
x =
Solve for the time taken for the balloon to shrink to a diameter of 8 feet.

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