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Q: Nine multiplied by a number is subtracted from 7. The result is 52.
A: Nine multiplied by a number is subtracted from 7. The result is 52. The number is -5. 7 - 9x = 52; -9x = 52 - 7; -9x = 45; x = 45/-9; x = -5; 7 - 9(-5) = 52 7 + 45 = 52; 52 = 52
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Nine multiplied by a number is subtracted from 7. The result is 52. The number is -5.
7 - 9x = 52;
-9x = 52 - 7;
-9x = 45;
x = 45/-9;
x = -5;

7 - 9(-5) = 52
7 + 45 = 52;
52 = 52
Added 11/1/2014 3:45:48 PM
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