# arbitrary variable

### The sum of six times a number and 1 is equal to five times the number. Find the number.

The sum of six times a number and 1 is equal to five times the number. Find the number. The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 3, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 1/3 of the sum of a number and 2 plus 5 is -20

1/3 of the sum of a number and 2 plus 5 is -20 The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x. x the sum of a number and 2: x...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 28, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### twice a number subtracted from the square root of the same number

twice a number subtracted from the square root of the same number The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x: x Twice a...
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### The difference between a number and 9 is 27. Find that number

The difference between a number and 9 is 27. Find that number The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x: x The difference...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 8, 2022, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 7 times a number and 2 is equal to 4 times a number decreased by 8

7 times a number and 2 is equal to 4 times a number decreased by 8 The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x. x 7 times a...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 2, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### product of a number and its reciprocal is increased by 7

product of a number and its reciprocal is increased by 7 The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x: x Its reciprocal...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Dec 1, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### a number increased by 8 and then tripled

a number increased by 8 and then tripled The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x: x Increased by 8 means we add 8 to x:...
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### a number added to the product of y and x

a number added to the product of y and x Since we're already using the variables x and y, we choose another arbitrary variable for the phrase a...
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### When 4 times a number is increased by 40, the answer is the same as when 100 is decreased by the num

When 4 times a number is increased by 40, the answer is the same as when 100 is decreased by the number The phrase a number means an arbitrary...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 31, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 5 times the sum of 3 times a number and -5

5 times the sum of 3 times a number and -5 The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x: x 3 times a number means we...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 28, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### The difference of 25 and a number added to triple another number

The difference of 25 and a number added to triple another number The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x: x The...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 27, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### twice the square root of a number increased by 5 is 23

twice the square root of a number increased by 5 is 23 The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x: x The square root of a...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 26, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### the sum of 3 numbers divided by its product

the sum of 3 numbers divided by its product The phrase 3 numbers means we choose 3 arbitrary variables. Let's call them x, y, z. The sum of of...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 21, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Determine the formula of the given statement by following the procedures. Choose any number then add

Determine the formula of the given statement by following the procedures. Choose any number then add 2. Multiply your answer to 3 and minus 2 For...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 20, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests