Joe multiplies a number by 4, adds 1, and then divides by 3, getting a result of 7. Sue divides the same original number by 3, adds 1, and multiplies by 4. What result does she get? Express your answer as a common fraction.

Please answer soon! Thank you!

MathWizPro Jul 21, 2020

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#2**+1 **

I know it's easy but I just need explanation...not everyone is as smart as you

MathWizPro
Jul 21, 2020

#3**+2 **

Go backwards from her result of 7

multiply by 3 =21

subtract 2 = 20

divide by 4 = 5 is the original number....now proceed with the steps in the second half of the question

ElectricPavlov Jul 21, 2020

#4**+1 **

Thank you! I had somewhat something like that but I missed one step so I got it wrong...Thanks!

MathWizPro
Jul 21, 2020