Mathematics

If twice a certain integer is subtracted from 5 times the integer, the result is 63. Find…

If twice a certain integer is subtracted from 5 times the integer, the result is 63. Find the integer.

  • A.
    21
  • B.
    9
  • C.
    7
  • D.
    4
  • E.
    3
Correct Answer: Option A
Explanation

Let the integer = y

(therefore) 5y – 2y = 63

3y = 63 (implies) y = 21