Home > CC3MN > Chapter 4 > Lesson 4.1.4 > Problem 4-40
I am thinking of a number. When I double my number and then subtract the result from five, I get negative one. What is my number? Write and solve an equation.
Assign the number a variable.
Example: The number
Put the words into an equation.
When I double my number.
Then subtract the result from five.
I get negative one.