If you add two to twice a number, the result is twelve. What is the number? Enter only the number, no variable or equal sign.

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If you add two to twice a number, the result is twelve. What is the number? Enter only the number, no variable or equal sign.

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    2021-08-15T04:24:46+00:00

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Let x represent the number.

    We have 2 + 2x = 12.

    => 2x = 10 (subtract 2 from both sides)

    => x = 5 (divide 2 on both sides)

    Hence the number is 5.

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