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posted by Amber shall

When twice a number is decreased by 8, the result is the number increased by 7. How would you solve it and check answer into the original problem?

  1. bobpursley


    you solve for x. THen,when you have x (the number), you go back and put it in the original equation above and see if both sides are equal.

  2. Sharon

    The product that is twice a number and 5 isthe same as the difference of nine timesthe number and5/3.find the number

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