# SOLUTION: if twelve is added to five times the number, the result exceeds twice the number by twenty seven. What is the number

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 Question 240345: if twelve is added to five times the number, the result exceeds twice the number by twenty seven. What is the number Answer by College Student(505)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If twelve is added to five times the number, the result = exceeds twice the number by twenty seven . Our equation becomes: . Now you need to combine like terms and solve for x. I suggest you group the x terms on the left and the integers on the right. . I'll let you do the algebra. You should come up with x=5. . Done! :)