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A number added to -5 is -7
-5 + x = -7

Three times a number yields 27
3x =27

A number subtracted from -20 amounts to 104
-20 - x = 104

Twice a number gives 108
2x = 108

The product of 5 and the sum of -3 and a number is -20
5( -3 + x) = -20

Three times a number, added to 9 is 33. Find the number.
9+ 3x = 33
x=8

The sum of 3,4,and a number amounts to 10. Find the number.
3 + 4 + x =16
x =9

The difference of a number and 3 is equal to the quotient of 10 and 5. Find the number.
x - 3 = 10/5
x =5

Thirty less a number is equal to the product of 3 and the sum of the number and 6. Find the number.
30 - x = 3(x + 6)
X = 3

40 Subtracted from five time a number is 8 more than the number. Find the number.
5x - 40 = x + 8
x =12

Three times the difference of some number and 5 amounts to the quotient of 108 and 12. Find the number.
3(x - 5) = 108/12
x=8

The product of 4 and a number is the same as 30 less twice that same number. Find the number.
4x = 30 -2x
=5

Based on the 2000 Census, Florida has 28 fewer electoral votes for president than California. If the total number of electoral votes for these two states is 82, find the number for each state.
California =55 votes Florida =27

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