Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 3 - Equations and Problem Solving - 3.2 - Equations and Problem Solving - Concept Quiz 3.2 - Page 106: 7


$\text{A.}$ $3x=24$

Work Step by Step

The phrase "The product of $3$ and a number" means that we multiply $3$ by a variable, x, giving us $3x$. The phrase "is 24" means "is equal to 24," which we express with $=24$. When we combine these two parts, we get $3x=24$, which is choice $\text{A.}$
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