OpenStudy (anonymous):

a number increased by 10 is greater than 50

5 years ago
OpenStudy (whpalmer4):

Okay, in a word problem, something like "a number increased by 10" is code for "x + 10" (if x was the number).

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

So this problem could be set up like this x+10>50

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

subtract ten on both sides of the equation

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

10-10=0 and then 50-10 equals 40

5 years ago
OpenStudy (anonymous):

You answer would be x > 40

5 years ago