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2016-01-11T17:54:46+08:00
Let x be the number:

2x - 3 = x + 1
2x - x = 1 + 3
x = 4

ANSWER:  The number is 4.

Check:
2x - 3 = x + 1
2(4) - 3 = 4 + 1
8 - 3 = 5
5 = 5   (TRUE) 

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2016-01-11T18:02:55+08:00
Let x = be the number

2x - 3 = x + 1
2x - x = 1 + 3
      x = 4

2(4) - 3 = 4 + 1
    8 - 3 = 5
         5 = 5
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