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

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

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

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