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The quotient of a number and five is eight less than the number. What is the number? a. –2 b. 2 c. 3 d. 10

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ReeceS

The number is 10. x/5 = x-8 You multiply both sides by 5. x = 5(x-8) x = 5x-40 Subtract 5x from both sides -4x = -40 x= -40 / -4 x=10

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