28 is 12 Less than 4 Times a Number. Find the Number. - Mathematics

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Sum

28 is 12 less than 4 times a number. Find the number.

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Solution

Let the required number be x

4 times the number = 4x

12 less than 4 times the number = 4x – 12

According to the statement

4x – 12 = 28

=> 4x = 28 + 12

=> 4x = 40

x = 10

Required number = 10

Concept: Solving Linear Inequations
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Chapter 14: Linear Equations in one Variable - Exercise 14 (B) [Page 169]

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Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 14 Linear Equations in one Variable
Exercise 14 (B) | Q 3 | Page 169

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