Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 6 - Section 6.5 - Translating Words into Algebraic Symbols - Exercises - Page 248: 15



Work Step by Step

We can call our unknown number "$x$". A number increased by 28 can be written as $x+28$. The sum multiplied by 5 is simply $5(x+28)$. (Remember to add the parenthesis!) So, $5(x+28)=150$
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