# How do you write an inequality and solve given "twice a number is more than the sum of that number and 9"?

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Mar 12, 2017

#### Answer:

See the entire solution process below

#### Explanation:

First, let's call the number we are looking for

Now, we can write "twice a number" as

And, we can write "the sum of that number and 9" as

The first "is more than" so we can write the inequality as:

To solve, subtract