What is Six added to 3 times a number is equal to 4 less than 5 times the number? Algebra Expressions, Equations, and Functions Variable Expressions 1 Answer Anjali G · EZ as pi Nov 11, 2016 Answer: The number is 5. Explanation: Let "the number" #= n# #6+3n=5n-4# #6 +3n -5n = -4# #6-2n=-4# #-2n=-10# #n=5# Check my work: Six added to 3 times (5) is equal to 4 less than 5 times (5) Six added to 15 is equal to 4 less than 25 21 is equal to 21 Related questions How do you write the variable expression for: a quotient of 2 and the sum of a number and 3 ? What are variables? What are variable expressions? How do you write variable expressions? How do you evaluate variable expressions? How do you simplify the expression #3x-x+4#? How do you write a quotient of a number and 6 as an expression? How do you evaluate the expression #2x+1# for #x=1#? How do you write a product of a number and 2 as an expression? How do you write 5 less than 2 times a number as a variable expression? See all questions in Variable Expressions Impact of this question 1457 views around the world You can reuse this answer Creative Commons License