Write and solve an equation to find the number. The sum of twice a number and half the number is 10.

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Best Answer

Solve for x:

2x+0.5x=10 Write an equation.

2.5x=10 Combine like terms.

x=4 Divide both sides by 2.5.

Result:

x=4

2x+0.5x=10 Write an equation.

2.5x=10 Combine like terms.

x=4 Divide both sides by 2.5.

Result:

x=4