## matlee one year ago When 2 times a number is subtracted from 7 times the number, the result is 40. What is the number? Algerbra help

1. anonymous

$(7-2) x=40\to x=8$

2. matlee

O wow thank you!

3. matlee

i thought it was completely different

4. matlee

Can i ask for more help? on a new question

5. anonymous

Yes.

6. matlee

Thank you!