# plz help me out** math

posted by
**valerie***
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find a number such that 14 less than three times the number is 25.

i think u subtact 14-3n=25

14-3n=25 won't get it. That gives a negative number.

Try 3n-14=25. Solve for n.

Im in algebra the answer is 14-3n=25.Promise me always get these problems right.