# What number increased by 3 is equal to 3 less than twice the number?

**3**), since x (the unknown

**number**) multipled by

**3**(which becomes 3x)

**equals**x multipled by 2 (which is 2x) subtracted by

**3**(which makes it 2x-

**3**), and then solve. In the end, you should get x=-

**3**, or -9=-6–

**3**. So there you have it.

Hereof, what is 3 less than twice a number?

Three **less than twice a number** is 13.

Similarly, what does 3 more than twice mean? You start by looking for the words "a number". That's N (or any letter you choose, capital or small) **Then** you look at "**twice** a number" That **means** to multiply the number N by 2 That's 2N **Then** you look at "**3 more than twice** a number"" To make something **3 more** you add on **3** with a plus sign and a **3**. Answer: 2N + **3** Edwin.

Secondly, what is 3 more than twice a number?

The **number** (x) in: "**3 more than twice a number** is 7" is what we are solving here. In other words, you are looking for a **number** (x) that if you multiply it by two (same as **twice**) and **then** add **3**, you get 7. The answer above is correct, because **twice** 2 is 4, and **3 more than** 4 is in fact 7.

What is five less than twice a number?

“**five less**” **than** “**twice** a” **number** is “nine”.