Q: When 3 times a number is decreased by 4 the result is 17. what is the number?

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17 - y

Subtract 5 times the last digit from remaining truncated number. Repeat the step as necessary. If the result is divisible by 17, the original number is also divisible by 17

(me - 17)

the number is 3 because 3 times 5 is 15 plus 2 is 17

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17 - y

Subtract 5 times the last digit from remaining truncated number. Repeat the step as necessary. If the result is divisible by 17, the original number is also divisible by 17

Let n be the number. Because the equation is not mathematically properly represented, it could be 6n-7 = 17, or it could be 6(n-7) = 17. Brackets are used in mathematics to avoid confusion like this.

300 decreased by 17 percent = 249

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(me - 17)

There is a number missing near the end: before " ... times plus 3".

2 times a number minus 17 plus 20 times a number minus 9 is the same as 2x - 17 + 20x - 9 = 22x - 26