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If you multiply a number by four and then subtract negative ten, the difference is negative twenty-six.  What is the number?

Oct 30th, 2014

3x - (-10) = -14 
3x + 10 = -14 
3x + 10 -10 = -14 -10 
3x = -24 
x = -24/3 
x=-8

Oct 30th, 2014

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