# math ALG 2!

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Four times a certain number is the same as the number increased by 78. Find the number

i thought it was 20.plz help

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4x = x + 78

3x = 78

x = 26

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4x=x+78
4(20)=20+78
80=98
no

i did guess and check
4(26)=26+78
104=104

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