# Algebra

Pick a number. Double it. Multiply the result by 3. Add 24. Divide by 6. Subtract your original number. Is the result always the same? Write a convincing argument for what happens.
HELP!

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1. The result of each step is shown below:

x
2x
(2x)(3) = 6x
6x+24
x+6
6
The result is always 6

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2. I don't get the same number!!

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3. I showed my work. Why not show yours? Maybe we can come to some agreement...

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4. AHA! My mistake. 24/6=4, not 6.
Granted I was wrong, you should have caught my error and noted it, rather than just saying we disagreed.

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