SOLUTION: Find a number which is 150 greater than its opposite
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Find a number which is 150 greater than its opposite
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Let x = the number
-x = the opposite of the number
Write the equation by translating the sentence:
"The number is 150 greater than its opposite."
x = -x + 170
Add x to both sides:
2x = 170
x = 85
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