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If you multiple a number by 6 and the subtract -10 the difference is -44. What is the number?

If you multiple a number by 6 and the subtract -10 the difference is -44. What is the number?

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My best guesses at what th eproblem means.
Let x = the number. 
6x-10-x=-44
5x=-34
x=-34/5
 
x-(6x-10)=-44
x-6x+10=-44
-5x=-54
x=54/5