# On subtracting 13 from 3 times of a number, the result is 8. Form an equation

**Solution:**

Let the number be x

Then three times of the number be 3x

This is expressed in the form of linear equation as 3x – 13 = 8

Thus, on subtracting 13 from 3 times of a number, the result is 8 can be expressed as 3x – 13 = 8.

**✦ Try This:** On subtracting 5 from four times of a number, the result is 11.

Let the number be x

Then four times of the number be 4x

A/Q

4x – 5 = 11

Thus, on subtracting 5 from four times of a number, the result is 11 can be expressed as 4x – 5 = 11.

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## On subtracting 13 from 3 times of a number, the result is 8.

**Summary:**

Thus, on subtracting 13 from 3 times of a number, the result is 8 can be expressed as 3x – 13 = 8.

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