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# If the sum of k multiplied by three and k is 12,?

then k = _____.

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- love452Lv 68 years agoFavorite Answer
"k multiplied by three": 3k

"the sum of k multiplied by three and k": 3k + k

"the sum of k multiplied by three and k is 12": 3k + k = 12

3k + k = 12

4k = 12

k = 12/4

k = 3

- Eclipse-girlLv 78 years ago
Put the words into a mathematical statement

The sum of implies addition,

k multiplied by 3 and k ---------> 3k + k

is 12 -------> = 12

3k + k = 12

4k = 12

k = 3

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