Six times the difference of twice a number and 10 yields the number increased by 28. What is the number? x = the number
6(2x  10) = x + 28 {six times the difference of twice the number and 10 equals the number plus 28} 12x  60 = x + 28 {used distributive property} 11x  60 = 28 {subtracted x from each side} 11x = 88 {added 60 to each side} x = 8 {divided each side by 11} the number is 8  Algebra House
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