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.
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 \(a=-28\) .
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