# Negative three times a number plus four is no more than the number minus eight. What is the number?

##### 2 Answers

number

#### Explanation:

Let the number be

Three times the number is

Plus four is

Number minus eight is

No more than is

So we get:

Simplify and solve this linear equation:

So the number

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See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

**"a number"**

**"Negative three times a number"**

**"Negative three times a number plus four"**

**"is no more than"**

**"the number minus eight"**

Next, subtract

Now, divide each side of the inequality by