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.
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Correct Answer: Option A
Explanation
Let the integer = y
(therefore) 5y – 2y = 63
3y = 63 (implies) y = 21
If twice a certain integer is subtracted from 5 times the integer, the result is 63. Find the integer.
Let the integer = y
(therefore) 5y – 2y = 63
3y = 63 (implies) y = 21