**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

**Answer**

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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