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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.

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