if 3 is added to a number and this sum is multiplied by -2 and 2 is added to the product. what is the number?
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If x is the number we can show the transformation of x:

x➝x+3➝-2x-6➝-2x-6+2=-2x-4 that is, 3 is added to a number, then the sum is multiplied by -2, then 2 is added. We have no final result to find x.

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