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twice a number is 60 more than five times the number. what is the number?

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Catillo483

let the number be represented by x 2x=60+ 5x                          -20*2=60+5*-20 2x-5x=5x-5x+60                     -40=60+-100 -3x=60                                      -40=-40 -3x/-3=60/-3 x=-20 Therefore the number is -20

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