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August 29, 2014

Posted by **Karen** on Wednesday, July 25, 2007 at 3:16pm.

Your problem would look like this

X+(X+8)<12

X ia the firt number and X+8 is the second. 2+(2+8)= 12 so it is any number under 2

Try 1 1+(1+8)= 10

so therefore it is 1 for x and all of the the negative numbers.

When it says "sum" you add, it says two numbers but not which ones, so it is unknown and therefore X. When you see "more than" you also add, so that gives a hint to what the problem should look like then you just plug numbers in.

Hope that helps!

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