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December 21, 2014

December 21, 2014

Posted by **ES PUZZLED** on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 4:03pm.

HELP

I did

translate and simplify"six less than twice the sum of a number and three"

choices are

A)-2x

b)2x

c)-2x+9

d)2x-3

I set it up

2(x+3)-6

2x+6-6

answer=2x

My friend did

2x+3-6

getting 2x-3

Please help on which set up is correct.

We both really appreciate it. Thanks

- math -
**Ashli**, Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 4:14pmYou are right because you have to have the number plus three together before you can figure out what twice the sum of the 2 numbers is.

- math -
**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 4:33pmYes, you are correct.

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