eighteen decreased by 4 times a number is 62....what is the answer?
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(18-4)x=62

14x=62

x=62/14=4.4285714

or 4 3/7
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18- 4x= 62

 Isolate your variable: Subtract 18 from both sides.

-4x=44

Divide all by -4.

x= -11

Check your work: 18- 4( -11)= 62.
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