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12 birds are 3 more than twice the number of birds Rhonda saw yeste...

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Translate each sentence into an equation.

12 birds are 3 more than twice the number of birds Rhonda saw yesterday.
Negative 6 times the sum of a number and 4 is 2.
Four times a number increased by 3 is -89

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Bear in mind that words like "are" or "is" is replaced by an equal "=" sign in the equation.
more than or increased by denotes addition twice the number denotes two times the number times, simply means multiply.
Let x be the unknown number in the equations.
12 birds are 3 more than twice the number of birds Rhonda saw yesterday.
12 = 2x + 3 Negative 6 times the sum of a number and 4 is 2 -6(x+4) = 2 Four time a number increased by 3 is -89 4x + 3 = -89 Hope this helps!

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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