Thirteen less than one fifth of a number equals 58. Write an equation for this situation and then find the number.

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FlorineCrayton

Thirteen less than one fifth of a number equals 58.
Convert it to equation is equal to:
13 - (1/5)x = 58
So we need to find the value of x by simplifying.
13 - (1/5)x = 58
-1/5 x = 45
x = -225
So the value of x is equal to -225.