# SOLUTION: 1. ax + by = c Solve for x. 2. Four less nine times a number is one hundred twenty-two. Find the original number.

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 Question 35513This question is from textbook Beginning Algebra : 1. ax + by = c Solve for x. 2. Four less nine times a number is one hundred twenty-two. Find the original number. This question is from textbook Beginning Algebra Answer by Nate(3500)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!1. ax + by = c Solve for x. ax + by = c original ax = -by + c subtract by from each side x = (-by + c)/a divide each side by 'a' ........................................ 2. Four less nine times a number is one hundred twenty-two. Find the original number 9x-4=122 original equation 9x = 126 add four x = 14 divide by nine on each side