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Five times a number is divided by 7 more than the original number. If the result is 7, then what was the original number?

 Jul 28, 2022
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Let the number ==N

 

5N / [N + 7] ==7

 

5N ==7N + 49

 

5N  -  7N == 49

 

 - 2N == 49

 

N ==49 / -2 == - 24.5

 Jul 29, 2022

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