SOLUTION: if a number is added to 3 more than 5 times itself the result is 30

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 Question 430775: if a number is added to 3 more than 5 times itself the result is 30 Found 2 solutions by algebrahouse.com, vleith:Answer by algebrahouse.com(1283)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!"If a number is added to 3 more than 5 times itself the result is 30" x = the number x + 5x + 3 = 30 {a number added to 5 more than three times itself equals 30} 6x + 3 = 30 {combined like terms} 6x = 27 {subtracted 3 from both sides} x = 27/6 {divided both sides by 6} = 9/2 {reduced} = 4 1/2 {wrote as a mixed number} www.algebrahouse.com Answer by vleith(2825)   (Show Source):