# The product of 8 and the sum of 4 and a number is 112. What is the number?

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Feb 13, 2016

The number is

#### Explanation:

Converting the question statement into an algebraic equation:

Feb 13, 2016

#### Explanation:

The number which is the product of 8 is the sum of 4 and a number therefore is

So:

"Multiply 8 into the brackets"

"Subtract 32 from both sides"

"Divide both sides by 8"