When you multiply a number by 4 and then subtract 7, the result is the same as if you first subtracted 7 from the
same number and then multiplied by 11. What is the number? A.) 10 B.) 13 C.) 19 D.) 23 E.) 31
x = the number
4x  7 = (x  7)11 {multiply by 4 and subtract 7 is the same as subtract 7 then multiply by 11} 4x  7 = 11x  77 {used distributive property} 70 = 7x {subtracted 4x and added 77 to each side} x = 10 {divided each side by 7} A.) 10 Ask Algebra House Comments are closed.

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