# Algebra

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The sum of twice a number and 4 less than the number is the same as the difference between -32 and the number. What is the number?

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2X + (X - 4) = 32 - X

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2x+(x - 4)=32 - x
2x + x - 4 = 32 - x
3x+x=32+4
4x=36
x=36/4
x=9

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