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Twice a number is 60 times more than 5 times the number. what is the number

  • pre algebra - , Sunday, March 2, 2008 at 1:07pm

    did you mean,

    Twice a number is 60 more than 5 times the number. what is the number?

    if so then

    2x - 60 = 5x
    -3x=60
    x=-20

    check: twice the number is -40
    5 times the number is -100

    -40 is 60 more than -100, correct.

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