Seven more than a number is 2 more than four times the number. What is the number?

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Seven more than a number is 2 more than four times the number. What is the number?

A. 1
B. 2/3
C. 3/5
D. 4/7
E. 5/3

The OA is E

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BTGmoderatorLU wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:49 pm
Source: Magoosh

Seven more than a number is 2 more than four times the number. What is the number?

A. 1
B. 2/3
C. 3/5
D. 4/7
E. 5/3

The OA is E
Solution:

We can let x be the number and create the equation:

x + 7 = 4x + 2

5 = 3x

5/3 = x

Answer: E

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