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The number 18 is multiplied by a number called "r". When 6 is subtracted from the product of 18 times r, the result is 54. Write the equation to solve this word problem.

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    18r - 6 = 54

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    "The number 18 is multiplied by a number called "r"".

    How would you write that? Hint: If x was multiplied by 7, you would write it as 7x.

    "When 6 is subtracted from"

    How would you indicate that 6 is subtracted from a number? For example, how would you write that 6 is subtracted from 10?

    "the result is 54". Ah, finally! We get to use an equals sign. :-) How would you write that something equals 54?

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