Jake made a depoist of $54 to bring the balance in his acound to $26.

22. Let a respent the orginal amount in Jake's account. Write a equation to model the bank's transaction.

23. Find the ogrinal amount in Jake's account.

ripetide1753 Nov 6, 2018

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Well, if he added 54 to get 26, that turns into an equation with one variable, which you specified as \(a\)

He added 54 to get 26, so \(a+54=26\)

Subtract 54 from both sides to get \(a+54-54=26-54\) , or simply \(a=-28\) .

Therefore

22. \(a+54=26\)

23. \($-28\)

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.CoolStuffYT Nov 6, 2018