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A whole number increased by its square is 4 times itself. find the number.

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    What was the equation you constructed from this word problem?

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    If the number is x, what does this sentence tell you about x?

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    that it is four times itself

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    The number increased by its square \[ \rightarrow \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ x + x^2\] the number ^ ^ its square \[ = \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ 4x\] ^ equals ^ 4 times itself

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    Solve for x.

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    The number increased is 4x = (x^2) + x

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