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2/3 of a number is 10. What’s the number?

 Jan 27, 2021
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2/3 of 10 = 2/3 * 10 = 20/3. 20/3 = 6.666...

 Jan 27, 2021
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Thank you for trying, but this is not right

alston  Jan 28, 2021
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this is simply 10*2/3=20/3

 Jan 27, 2021
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Thanks for trying, but this is not right

alston  Jan 28, 2021
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If two-thirds of a number is 10, we can write it out as 2/3x=10.

Multiply both sides by 3 to get 2x=30.

Simplifying we get x=15.

Checking our work 15*2/3=10

 Jan 27, 2021
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Thx this helps a lot 

alston  Jan 27, 2021

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