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.