The sum of 8 and 5 times a number is 43. Which equation below can be used to find the unknown number?

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2021-01-14 15:05:41

Let the unknown number be x The phrase “8 and” means addition so that’s 8 + 5 times a number is multiplication so that’s 5 times x, or simply, 5x So the correct equation would be 8 + 5x = 43 And the correct value for variable x is 7 8 + 35 = 43

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