a weather man reports that since 6:00 am this morning the tempature has droped by 20 f to the current tempature of 37 f what was the tempature at 6:00 am ?

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- Apr 24th 2006, 04:30 AMSandra14word problem
a weather man reports that since 6:00 am this morning the tempature has droped by 20 f to the current tempature of 37 f what was the tempature at 6:00 am ?

- Apr 24th 2006, 05:36 AMtopsquarkQuote:

Originally Posted by**Sandra14**

So:

x - 20 = 37

x - 20 + 20 = 37 + 20

x = 57

So the temperature at 6 AM was 57 F.

-Dan