# ALGEBRA again still need help !

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need help solving this word problem, converting from words to an equation

48 equals a number increased by 6, and the sum, all multiplied by 5.

I have the answer, but I am unable to set up an equation.

• ALGEBRA again still need help ! -

x is the number
(x+6)*5 = 48
5x + 30 = 48
5x = 18
x = 18/5

There is no minus sign in front of the x, as you have written in your last line.

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