# NIELIT 2016 MAR Scientist D: 70

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Twelve less than $4$ times a number is $20$. What is the number?

1. $2$
2. $4$
3. $6$
4. $8$

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Let the number be $x$

$\Rightarrow \text{4x-12 = 20}$

$\Rightarrow \text{4x = 32}$
$\rightarrow \text{x=$\frac{32}{4}$}$
$\Rightarrow x =8$
Option $(D)$ is correct.
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