#### Answer

The number is 9.

#### Work Step by Step

"Three times a number"-> 3x
"minus" 6 -> - 6
"is the same as" -> =
"two times the number" -> 2x
"plus 3" -> + 3
The equation is therefore:
3x - 6 = 2x + 3
Subtract 2x from both sides:
x - 6 = 3
Add 6 to both sides:
x = 9