# Three times a number increased by less than -62. What is the number?

Jul 4, 2018

$x < - \frac{62}{3}$

#### Explanation:

Let the number be $= x$

Three times a number increased by less than -62

$3 \times x < - 62$

$3 x < - 62$

$x < - \frac{62}{3}$

Let $x$ be number then we have

$3 x < - 62$

$x < - \frac{62}{3}$