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    Find a number which is 150 greater than its opposite

    How should I write this out to find the answer?
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    Quote Originally Posted by elliotfsl View Post
    Find a number which is 150 greater than its opposite

    How should I write this out to find the answer?
    Let the number be x. Then the opposite of x is -x. Then 150 greater than its opposite is -x + 150.

    So we want x = -x + 150

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