Difference 10741

Twice, the difference between the number 50 and the unknown x reduced by the unknown x is equal to the number 106. What is the unknown number?

Correct answer:

x =  -2

Step-by-step explanation:

2(50-x) - x = 106

2·(50-x) - x = 106

3x = -6

x = -6/3 = -2

x = -2

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