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  1. math_celebrity

    math_celebrity Administrator Staff Member

    4 subtracted from 6 times a number is 32.

    Take this algebraic expression in pieces.

    The phrase a number means an arbitrary variable, let's call it x.

    6 times this number means we multiply by x by 6

    4 subtracted from this expression means we subtract 4
    6x - 4

    The phrase is means an equation, so we set 6x - 4 equal to 32
    6x - 4 = 32

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