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One-half of a number is equal to the number plus ten. Write an equation and then solve to find the number

 Aug 7, 2015

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Let  x  be the number.

      ½x  =  x + 10     <---  equation

Subtract  x  from both sides:

    -½x  =  10

Multiply both sides by -2:

         x  =  -20

 Aug 7, 2015
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Best Answer

Let  x  be the number.

      ½x  =  x + 10     <---  equation

Subtract  x  from both sides:

    -½x  =  10

Multiply both sides by -2:

         x  =  -20

geno3141 Aug 7, 2015

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