# Math correction

posted by
**jasmine20**
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(1)Translate the following statement into an algebraic equation. Lex x represent the number.

12 less than 5 times a number is 18

my answer:

5x - 12 = 18

(#2)

4 times a number, increased by 9, is 17. Find the number.

My answer:

4x + 9 =17

looks ok to me.