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15 October, 05:30

Six times a certain number is 12 more than four times the number. Find the number.

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  1. 15 October, 05:39
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    6

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let the number be A

    Given 6 times A is 12 + (4 xA)

    That's

    6 x A = 12 + 4A

    6A = 12 + 4A

    Subtract 4A from both sides

    6A - 4A = 12 - 4A - 4A

    2A = 12

    Divide both sides by 2

    A = 12/2

    A = 6

    The number is 6
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