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Five times a number is divided by $2$ more than that number. If the result is $6,$ then what was the original number?

 Apr 4, 2024
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5N / ( N + 2)  =  6

 

5N  = 6(N + 2)

 

5N  = 6N + 12

 

-N =  12

 

N =   -12

 

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 Apr 4, 2024

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