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What is seven more than six times a number is negative forty seven what is the number

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Answer:  - 9 . ____________________________________ Explanation: _________________________________________ 7 + 6x = -47 ;  solve for "x" ; subtract "7" from each side; ________________________ 7 + 6x - 7 = -47 - 7 ;  to get: 6x = -54  ;  _____________________ Now, divide EACH side of the equation by "6";  to isolate "x" on one side of the equation; and to solve for "x" ; __________________________________________     6x / 6  = -54 / 6 ; ____________________________________         x = -9 ;  which is our answer. _____________________________________

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