# A number increased by 6 equals 20?

##### 2 Answers

Feb 20, 2018

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Let's call **"A number"**:

**"increased by"** means to have it added to. So, we can write:

It is increased by **"6"** so can continue to write:

And, it **"equals 20"** so can complete this as:

If we want to solve this we can subtract

Feb 20, 2018

#### Explanation:

Let the number be

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