## five times the difference of a number and two is 29

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## Answers ( No )

5 (n – 2) = 29

29/ 5 = 5.8

5.8+2=7.8 your answer is 7.8

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.