16 more than eight times a certain number is 24 more than six times that same number.

Algebra
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I'm supposed to find what the number is. I first must make an equation then solve but I don't understand the question.

May 29th, 2015

let the unknown number be x.

16+8x=24+6x

24-16=8x-6x

8=2x

x=4

therefore the number is 4.

May 29th, 2015

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