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xokatexo

  • 3 years ago

one number is twice another number. If 12 is subtracted from the larger number the result is 7 more than the smaller number. find the number

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  1. xokatexo
    • 3 years ago
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    2x

  2. Yahoo!
    • 3 years ago
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    Let the No be x and 2x 2x - 12 = x+7 x = 19 2x = 38

  3. xokatexo
    • 3 years ago
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    @Yahoo! i got 2x = 19 which makes x 9.5

  4. Chlorophyll
    • 3 years ago
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    @xokatexo That's why you need to go step by step :P

  5. xokatexo
    • 3 years ago
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    @Yahoo! i did 2x-12 = x+7 +12 +12 ____________________________ 2x = 19

  6. xokatexo
    • 3 years ago
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    @Chlorophyll

  7. Yahoo!
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    lol...u misse one x

  8. xokatexo
    • 3 years ago
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    ohhh okay i got it

  9. xokatexo
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    @Chlorophyll @Yahoo! THANKS SO MUCH

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