Two times a number is divided by 3 more than the number. If the result is 9, then what was the original number?

Guest Apr 4, 2021

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If the number is x, we can write \(\frac{2x}{x+3}=9 \Rightarrow 2x=9x+27 \Rightarrow 7x=-27 \Rightarrow x=-\frac{27}{7}\).

justchillin Apr 4, 2021