leparadiso4uw

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

Beginner2023-03-02Added 4 answers

16 is six times a number plus two:

$2x+6=16$

Now to the problem:

$2x+6{-6}=16{-6}$

$2x=10$

$\frac{2x}{{2}}=\frac{10}{{2}}$

$x=5$

$2x+6=16$

Now to the problem:

$2x+6{-6}=16{-6}$

$2x=10$

$\frac{2x}{{2}}=\frac{10}{{2}}$

$x=5$