Five more than 4 times a number is 33. Which of the following would be the correct equation to use to solve this problem?

1 Answer
Jan 11, 2016

the equation is :color(blue)(5 + 4x=33

the number is $= 7$

Explanation:

Let the number be $x$

Five more than $4$ times the number is $33$

The equation can be written as

$5 + \textcolor{b l u e}{4} \times x = 33$

$5 + 4 x = 33$

$4 x = 28$

$x = \frac{28}{4}$

color(blue)(x=7