Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 1 - Review Exercises: 33

Answer

$\frac{3x}{5} + 6$

Work Step by Step

First identify the task. In this case, it is to express "$ \frac{3}{5}$ increased by 6" as an equation. We are told to assume the number is "x". A method to solving this problem is to divide the given statement into sub parts and then combine each of these parts into an equation. "$ \frac{3}{5}$ of a number" can be expressed as "$\frac{3x}{5}$". "increased by 6" can be expressed as "$+6 $". By putting these together, the answer is $\frac{3x}{5} + 6$
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