2023-03-01

How to translate the phrase "six more than twice a number is 16" to an equation? What is the value of the number?

loise9oa

16 is six times a number plus two:
$2x+6=16$
Now to the problem:
$2x+6-6=16-6$
$2x=10$
$\frac{2x}{2}=\frac{10}{2}$
$x=5$

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