# How do you write six less than seven times a number is equal to -20 as an equation? What is the number?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 27, 2018

#### Explanation:

Let the number be x.

7 times a number is 7x.

6 less than that number will be 7x-6.

It is given that this number (7x-6) is equal to -20.

Solving for x ,

7x=-14

x=

x=