8. Multi step equations

Algebra
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Joe has money in a savings account. If he adds $50 a month for 6 months, he will have three times the amount he has now, not counting the interest. How much savings (s) does Joe have in his account now?

Equation:

s=

Jun 9th, 2015

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(X+50)6=[(X+50)6]3

6X+300=(6X+300)3

6X+300=18X+900

6X=18X+900+300

6X-18X=600

-12X=600

12X/12=600/12

X=50

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