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# If the product of 3 and x is equal to 2 less than y, which of the foll

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If the product of 3 and x is equal to 2 less than y, which of the following must be true?

A. 6x − y − 2 = 0
B. 6x − 6 = 0
C. 3x-y − 2 = 0
D. 3x + y − 2 = 0
E. 3x − y + 2 = 0

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08 Jan 2019, 01:11
Bunuel wrote:
If the product of 3 and x is equal to 2 less than y, which of the following must be true?

A. 6x − y − 2 = 0
B. 6x − 6 = 0
C. 3x-y − 2 = 0
D. 3x + y − 2 = 0
E. 3x − y + 2 = 0

3x = y -2

3x -y +2 = 0.

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08 Jan 2019, 02:21
Bunuel wrote:
If the product of 3 and x is equal to 2 less than y, which of the following must be true?

A. 6x − y − 2 = 0
B. 6x − 6 = 0
C. 3x-y − 2 = 0
D. 3x + y − 2 = 0
E. 3x − y + 2 = 0

from given stmnt we can state:
3x=y-2
3x-y+2=0
IMO E
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