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If 4 less than 3 times a certain number is 2 more than the number ,what is the number?

e.3 Do I solve it like this:
3n-4=n+2?? If so, how do I solve this problem?

You have the equation right.

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    The answer is 3 (choice E).

    If 3n-4=n+2... you need to breakdown the equation. Add 4 to both sides. So that leaves you with 3n=n+6. Subtract 1n from both sides. So that leaves you with 2n=6. Divide both sides by 2... therefore n=3.

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