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Repeat the following procedure for the four given numbers Multiply the number by 4. add 12 to the product. divide this sum by 2. subtract 6 from the quotient 1st number is 3 2nd number is 6 3rd number is 8 4th number is 12 Write a conjecture that relates the result of the process to the original number selected. represent the original number as N the result is?

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  1. anonymous
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    call then number n first step \[4n\] second step \[4n+12\] third step \[\frac{4n+12}{2}=2n+6\] fourth step \[2n+6-6=2n\]

  2. anonymous
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    SO this is a long way to multiply a number by 2.

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