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pre algebra . translate the sentence into an equation

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the difference between four times a number and six is -46

Nov 15th, 2014

Translation: "4 times a number" mean 4x

"Difference" means subtract

"is" in math means "equals"

4x - 6 = -46

Add 6 to both sides:

4x = -40

Divide both sides by 4:

x = -10

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