# The difference of x and a number is 6. What is the other number?

We will use the concept of algebra to find the other number.

## Answer: The other number is y = x + 6.

Let us see how we will use the concept of algebra to find the other number.

**Explanation:**

Let us consider two numbers as x and y.

It is given that difference between the two numbers is 6.

Therefore, we have a linear equation that can be written as x - y = 6.