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3x - 20 = 46

3x = 46 + 20

3x = 66

x = 66/3

x = 22

Therefore, the number is 22!

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Q: When 20 is subtracted from 3 times a certain number the result is 46 what is the number?

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If the number, x, has 10 subtracted from twice it to make 28, then x must be 19. 2x - 10 = 28 2x = 38 x = 19

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