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Five times the difference of twice a number and eight is negative ten. Find the number.

Five times the difference of twice a number and eight is negative ten. Find the number.

asked Aug 28, 2011 in Algebra 1 Answers by anonymous

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call the number you are looking for x

times=multiply

difference=subtract

twice a number=times 2

is=Equals

 

5(2x-8)=-10

 

Solve this for x to get your answer

10x-40=-10

10x=30

x=3
answered Aug 28, 2011 by anonymous
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