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Write an equation to represent the number puzzle. Use x as the variable. Then find the solution using guess-check-and-improve.

Question

Write an equation to represent the number puzzle. Use x as the

variable. Then find the solution using guess-check-and-improve.

6 times a number, plus 2, is equal to 7 added to 4 times the number.

What is the number?

a. 6x + 2 = 7 + 4x, 3

b. 6x + 2 = 7 + 4x, 2.5

c. 6x + 2 = 7 + 4x, 2

d. 6x − 2 = 7 + 4x, 4.5

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## Answers ( )

Answer:

b.

Step-by-step explanation:

6 times a number plus 2: 6x+2

7 added to 4 times the number: 7+4x

6x+2 = 7+4x

2x = 5

x = 2.5