Yesterday, Jed's bank account balance was –$26.34. He deposited some money into his account so that the balance is now $42.18. How much did he deposit into his account?
Jed's bank account balance yesterday = -$26.34 Jed's account balance now = $42.18 So Jed's balance has recovered from a negative balance to a positive balance. Now it is required to find the amount of money jed deposited to reach this state. Let us assume that money deposited by Jed = X Then X -26.34 = 42.18 X = 42.18 + 26.34 = 68.52 So Jed deposited $68.52 in his account.