# Two more than 4 times a number is -18. What is the number?

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#### Explanation:

Two more than

or

You subtract both sides by

or

You then divide both by

A negative number divided by a positive number equals a negative number.

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Oct 4, 2017

#### Explanation:

Let

2 more than 4 times a number is the same as saying

You then equate this to

Putting the information into an equation, you get:

You then solve for