MATH SOLVE

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Q:
# Five less than 4 times a number equals 2 more than 3 times the number.a. Write an equation to represent the statement. Use n for the unknown number.b. Solve the equation.c. Explain how you solved the equation.

Accepted Solution

A:

a.Β

[tex]4n-5 = 3n+2[/tex]

b and c.

add 5 to both sides:

[tex]4n = 3n+7[/tex]

subtract 3n from both sides:

[tex]n = 7[/tex]

[tex]4n-5 = 3n+2[/tex]

b and c.

add 5 to both sides:

[tex]4n = 3n+7[/tex]

subtract 3n from both sides:

[tex]n = 7[/tex]