Posted by **Marie** on Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 5:31pm.

During the past month, you withdrew $22 from your savings account and then deposited $24. If your balance at the end of the month is $120, how much did you have in your account at the beginning of the month?

22 24

-- = --

120 x

2880

----

22x

x=130.9

Is this correct?

- Math -
**Reiny**, Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 5:38pm
No, this is not a multiplication or division statement.

Simply look at it this way, your balance increased by $2. and it is now $120

So it must have been $118

I you feel you must set this up as an equation, you could say

x - 22 + 24 = 120 and solve this to get

x = 118

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- math - Jenna has $1500 in a savings account. She adds $30 to her account each ...
- Math - Suppose an individual makes an initial investment of $2400 in an account ...
- math - Suppose an individual makes an initial investment of $1100 in an account ...
- Math - Jody deposited $65 into her savings account. The next day, she withdrew $...
- math - If you place $2,000.00 in a savings account with an interest rate of 4.5...
- math - I keep getting an answer with an exponent and i am not sure what i have ...
- math - Malinda has a savings account set up so that her monthly interest -0.1% ...
- math - Mr. Jones grosses $500 per week. He has 6% automatically deposited into ...
- math - Mr. Jones grosses $800 per week. He has 6% automatically deposited into ...
- math - Suppose your business has a special checking account used just for paying...