In Atlantic City, Nick played the slot machines for 12 h. He lost $45 an hour. Use real numbers to represent the change in Nick's financial status at the end of 12 h. Compose a note explaining how you arrived at the solution. What difficulties (if any) did you encounter?
The rate of loss is r = -45 dollars/hour. the negative sign means that he lost money or the gain is ...
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