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Sixteen increased by twice a number is -56. find the number

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yep it's -36. -56-16=-72. -72/2=-36

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Negative 36 (:

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The number is -72. To find this will be 16 +2x = - 56. Collect the like terms together and it will be 2x = -56 ? 16 = -72. -72 divide by 2 to find the value of x will be ? 36. Replace -36 with x. 16 ? 72 = -56.

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