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pokemon23
 5 years ago
If 20 is added to a number the result is the same as 55 decreased by four times the number.Find the number. Help me If 20 is added to a number the result is the same as 55 decreased by four times the number.Find the number. Help me @Mathematics
pokemon23
 5 years ago
If 20 is added to a number the result is the same as 55 decreased by four times the number.Find the number. Help me If 20 is added to a number the result is the same as 55 decreased by four times the number.Find the number. Help me @Mathematics

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heisenberg
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1setup an equation with simple algebra. The "unknown" = the "number."

heisenberg
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can you solve those together? there are a few techniques for this.

heisenberg
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1not quite. to get rid of the x on the left, subtract x to both sides. 4x  (1)x = 5x

heisenberg
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what about: 25  55 = ?

heisenberg
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it's a negative number.

heisenberg
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you have to subtract 55 from both sides.

pokemon23
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4where did you get 35

heisenberg
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.120  55 = 20 + 55 = 55 + 20 = 35
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