Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Section 2.5 - An Introduction to Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 1

Answer

The number is 350.

Work Step by Step

Let $x$ = the unknown number Then "a number increased by 60" means $x+60$. Thus, the equation that represents the situation is: $x+60=410$ Subtract 60 on both sides of the equation to obtain: $x= 350$
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