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poopster101
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A number is divided by 3. If 8 is subtracted from the quotient you get -6. What is the number?

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alikingali

42 42/3=14  14-8=-6 so its 42

Lori1

We could use n to represent the mysterious number. n --- -8=-6 3 n --=2 (I added 8 to get 2) 3 (3)n --=2(3) (The 3 cancelled out) 3 n=6 Your answer is 6. You could check by plugging your answer back in! Have a blessed day :)

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