Solve the equation for x. x-20/2=26
x-20/2=26 x-10=26 x=36
Translate the verbal sentence into an equation. Do not solve. Twice a number is four times the sum of the number and seven.
There are seventeen boys in the class. This is five more than four times the number of girls. How many girls are in the class?
Let x represent the number of girls in the class. 4x+5=17 4x=12 x=3 There are three girls in the class.