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  • one year ago

The difference of twice a number and five is three. Find the number. Translate the word problem to an equation. Which steps describe how to solve the equation? add 2 then multiply by 1/5 multiply by 1/2 then add 5 add 5 then multiply by 1/2 subtract 5 then multiply by - 1/2

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    2x-5=3

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Move -5 to the RHS. 2x = 8 Divide each side by 2. x = 4

  3. texaschic101
    • one year ago
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    twice a number = 2x... the difference means a subtraction problem... is means equals... the difference of twice a number and 5 is 3... 2x - 5 = 3 --- add 5 to both sides 2x = 8 -- divide both sides by 2, or you can multiply both sides by 1/2 x = 4 questions ?

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