What is the number if the sum of twice a number and 14 less than the number is the same as the difference between -26 and the number?

faois3nh 2022-10-23 Answered
What is the number if the sum of twice a number and 14 less than the number is the same as the difference between -26 and the number?
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Mohammad Cantrell
Answered 2022-10-24 Author has 10 answers
I do not know if I had interpreted correctly your statement, so, take my answer as dubious.
I wrote your statement as:
2x+(x−14)=−26−x
Where x is your number
Solving for x you get:
4x=−12
x=−3
I am not sure about the bracket (x−14)...
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