Posted by **Kaylee** on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8:32pm.

Eight times a number equals 24 more than two times the number. What is the number?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8:34pm
8x = 2x + 24

I'll be glad to check your answer.

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**Kaylee**, Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8:38pm
Do the x both equal the same number?

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**Kaylee**, Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8:41pm
answer is 4

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8:48pm
Yes and yes!

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**Kaylee**, Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8:49pm
Thank You so much for your help!!!!

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8:51pm
You're very welcome. :-)

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