# If 10 is subtracted from half of a number, the result is 4. Express the given statement as an equation

**Solution:**

Let the number be x

Then half of the number be x/2

A/Q

x/2 - 10 = 4

Thus, x/2 - 10 = 4 is the required equation.

**✦ Try This:** If 15 is subtracted from half of a number, the result is 5.

Let the number be x

Then half of the number be x/2

A/Q

x/2 - 15 = 5

Thus, x/2 - 15 = 5 is the required equation.

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Maths Chapter 4

**NCERT Exemplar Class 7 Maths Chapter 4 Problem 61**

## If 10 is subtracted from half of a number, the result is 4. Express the given statement as an equation

**Summary:**

Thus, if 10 is subtracted from half of a number, the result is 5 then it can be expressed in an equation as 4x/2 - 10 = 4.

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