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    Question This word equation is bothering me plz help

    The question = (the sum of a number and four equals eight less than the product of three and the number. find the number)

    please help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mind_tap View Post
    The question = (the sum of a number and four equals eight less than the product of three and the number. find the number)

    please help.
    let the number be x

    what is the sum of the number and 4?

    what is the product of the number and 3? what is 8 less than that?
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    Unhappy idk

    im sorry i still dont know how to write it into the equation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mind_tap View Post
    im sorry i still dont know how to write it into the equation.
    i didn't ask you to write an equation. i just asked you for the pieces. just answer the questions one by one
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