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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 8 years ago

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

then k = _____.

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  • 8 years ago
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    "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

  • 8 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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