# The product of 4 and a number is 18 more than twice the number. What is the number?

The number is $9$.
$4 x = 2 x + 18 \text{ }$ {the product of $4$ and a number is $18$ more than twice the number}
$2 x = 18 \text{ }$ {subtracted $2 x$ from each side}
$x = 9 \text{ }$ {divided each side by $2$}