# Algebra

posted by Rachel

Can you please help me solve:

Fifteen less than twice some number is 115.

15 - 2x = 115

is this the correct equation?

thank you

1. Steve

Nope,

10 less than 30 is 30-10, not 10-30.

So, you have 2n and then 15 less than that is

2n - 15 = 115

2. Rachel

Thank you Steve!

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