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Use the six steps in the “Blueprint for Problem Solving” to solve the following word problems. You may recognize the solution to some of them by just reading the problem. In all cases, be sure to assign a variable and write the equation used to describe the problem. Write your answer using a complete sentence.

Three times the sum of a number and 1 is 18. Find the number.

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Algebra

Chapter 4

Solving Equations

Section 5

Applications

Equations and Inequalities

Oregon State University

Harvey Mudd College

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