# pre algebra

Ryan is thinking of a number. When he multiplies this number by 6 and then subtracts 15 from the answer, he ends up with his original number. What number is Ryan thinking of?

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1. " When he multiplies this number by 6 and then subtracts 15 from the answer, he ends up with his original number."
-----> 6x - 15 = x

easy to solve for x

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posted by Reiny
2. 19

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posted by bod
3. 100

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posted by tsgr
4. 15

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posted by hi
5. 6x-15=x

x=3

3x6=18-15=3

Ryan's number is 3

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6. HI MOM

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posted by Someone
7. 3

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8. 3*6=18
18-15=3

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9. UR MOM GAY!

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