# How do you write an equation from the phrase "Seven less than twice a number equals 19"?

An amount (in this case, seven) less than a number means that number subtracted by the amount (seven)

7 is being subtracted from 2n

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Well first we should look at the part that says "twice a number"

And we also see at the end "twice a number equals 19"

So we get

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To write an equation from the phrase "Seven less than twice a number equals 19," you can use the following equation:

[ 2x - 7 = 19 ]

Here, ( x ) represents the unknown number.

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