# SOLUTION: if the product of 4 and a number is diminished by12 then the result is twice the opposite of the number. let m represent the number. what is the number?

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 Question 235256: if the product of 4 and a number is diminished by12 then the result is twice the opposite of the number. let m represent the number. what is the number?Answer by solver91311(16872)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Let represent the number. The product of the number and 4: . Diminished by 12: . The opposite of the number: . Twice the opposite of the number: . "Is" means equals, so: All you have to do now is solve for John