Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.3 - Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Addition - Exercise Set - Page 308: 47


4(n+6) = 2n

Work Step by Step

The first key word "is" shows where the equal sign goes in the equation. "The product of 4 and the sum of a number and 6" is expressed by 4(n+6). "Twice the number" is just 2n. There is only one variable in this problem. Combining all the information, the expression should be written as: 4(n+6) = 2n
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