five times the difference of a number and two is 29

Question

five times the difference of a number and two is 29

0

Answers ( No )

    0
    2022-01-11T17:24:45+00:00

    5 (n – 2) = 29

    29/ 5 = 5.8

    5.8+2=7.8 your answer is 7.8

    0
    2022-01-11T17:24:54+00:00

    5*(n-2) = 29

    5n-10=29 (distributive property)

    5n-10+10=29+10 (do operations to both sides to isolate variable)

    5n/5 = 39/5 (further isolate)

    n = 7.8 (answer)

    Your number is 7.8.

Leave an answer

Browse
Browse