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If you multiply a number by 3 and then add 40, the result is the same as if you first add 17 and then multiply by 2. What is the result if you subtract 9 from the number and then multiply by 4?
A. -60
B. -72
C. -84
D. -108
E. -124

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  1. 3x + 40 = 2(x+17) = 2x + 34

    x = -6

    4(-6 -9) = ?

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    posted by PsyDAG
  2. 4( -15) = -60

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  3. Right.

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    posted by PsyDAG
  4. Thank you very much PsyDAG.

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  5. 108

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    posted by h

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