# SAT Math Question (15) - A Contest

Hello Steemers! I've decided to make today's question a classic word problem. Enjoy!

## The Rules

- Do not leave your answer in the comments please!
- Please give the answer to me via this link (https://steemit.chat/direct/hansenator), please upvote and resteem. First 10 correct solutions will be paid out in steem!
- Solution will be posted next week towards the end of contest post (if you do not wish to try to figure it out for yourself haha).

1st place will receive 5 STEEM,

2nd - 3 STEEM

3rd - 2 STEEM

4th and 5th - 1 STEEM

6th through 10th - .25 STEEM

## Today's Lesson/Hints

Words | Synonyms |
---|---|

"Addition +" | Sum, plus, increased by, and |

"Subtraction -" | Difference, minus |

"Multiplication x" | Product, times |

"Division /" | Quotient, over, divide |

"Equals =" | is, equivalent |

"Parenthesis ()" | the quantity of |

When they give you these questions on the SATs they don't care if the number is positive or negative, but usually want an integer type answer (...-2, -1, 0, 1, 2...).

## The Question

Twice the quantity of the difference of a number and six is the sum of four times the same number and eight minus two. What is the number?

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pizzachain (59)7 years ago (edited)This one is hard... Now I'm on one early and then it's super hard like this one xD

hansenator (57)7 years agoYou are very close. Check out your equation.

hansenator (57)7 years agoYou got it right! Number 6 today!

pawanregmi28 (51)7 years agoDone

hansenator (57)7 years agoCongratulations! You've won 1st place!

doughtaker (56)7 years agoDoh, I was out when the post went up. Anyway, answer submitted.

hansenator (57)7 years agoIt's ok. You where still earlly enough to get 2nd! Congrats!

splash-of-angs63 (49)7 years agoGiven via steem.chat

hansenator (57)7 years agoYou came in 3rd! Congratulations!

userbibek (35)7 years agoDone

hansenator (57)7 years agoCongratulations! You are 4th! Nice job userbibek!

akashpoudelnp (46)7 years agoPosted answer

hansenator (57)7 years agoGood job man! You got 5th!