# A number decreased by 30 is the same as 14 minus 3 times the number. What is the number?

##### 1 Answer

The answer is

#### Explanation:

First off, we're going to have to plot out the question -

First, what I want to do is to get all the numbers to one side, and all the unknown variables to the other, so what I'm going to do is add

After that, we divide