Number Problems

Number Problems - Letting x stand for the number gives the...

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Number Problems Here are some examples solving number problems.   Example 1 When 6 times a number is increased by 4, the result is 40. Find the number. First, circle what you must find—  the number.
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Unformatted text preview: Letting x stand for the number gives the equation 6 x + 4 = 40 Subtracting 4 from each side gives 6 x = 36 Dividing by 6 gives x = 6 So the number is 6....
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