Posted by **morgan** on Sunday, March 2, 2008 at 12:57pm.

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

- pre algebra -
**Reiny**, 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.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Math 8R: Homework Check - Part 4 - Part 4: Translate and solve: 25. 6 less than ...
- algebra - Please check A number p divided by 7 p/7 9 times a number a 9xa 6 ...
- MS. SUE - MATH HELP PLEASE - The sum of five times a number and twice a second ...
- Statistics - The game of chuck-a-luck consists of rolling 3 dice. The player ...
- algebra - Solve by setting up the proper equation to describe the facts given ...
- math - the sum of two number is 39 . twice the first number plus 3 times the ...
- Advanced algebra - In which distributions does the variable, X, have a binomial ...
- Advanced algebra - In which distributions does the variable, X, have a binomial...
- math - the number of my hunderds plus the number of my thousandsin 3. the number...
- Algebra - Four times a number is eight more than twice the same number

More Related Questions