SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 181: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 181

5. If is 5 less than 7, what is the value of 3x?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 6
D. 12
E. 18

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

E. Because 5 less than 7 is 2, you know that . You can multiply both sides of the equation by 3, getting x = 6. Now that you know what x is, 3x will be 3(6) = 18.

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