Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 6 - Algebra: Equations and Inequalities - 6.3 Applications of Linear Equations - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 1

Answer

Fill the blank with $x+658.6$

Work Step by Step

"...exceeded x by $\$ 658.6$ (billion) " means, assuming that we are expressing values in billions of dolalrs, "...is 658.6 more than x", which we can express as "... equals 658.6 added to x" or, symbollically, $x+658.6$. Fill the blank with $x+658.6$
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