Mathematics

Five times a number is equal to the number increased by 12


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mia34

1 year ago Comment

x is the number

5 times of it is 5x

it's equal to the number increased by 12 or 12+x

remember, you  can do anything to an equation as long as you do it to both sides

5x=12+x
minus x from both sides
4x=12
divie both sides by 4
x=3

the number is 3