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: 18



Work Step by Step

We can call our unknown number "$x$". $5$ more than a number can be written as $x+5$. So the product of 5 and the sum is $5(x+5)$. (Remember to add the parenthesis!) So, $5(x+5)=50$
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