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WILL MARK BRAINLIEST TO FIRST ANSWER! AND 5 STARS, AND THANKS! PLEASE HURRY, TIMED ASSIGNMENT!When 122 is decreased by five times a number, the result is equal to the number increased by 20. What is the number?A. 17B. 23.7C. 25.5D. 35

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Hey there!  :DYou first have to set up the equation, which would be:122- 5x= x + 20This way, you can solve. First subtract the x, 122-6x=20Subtract 20. 102-6x=0Add 6x to the other side.  Divide by 6. The answer is "A" 17I hope this helps!~kaikers :)