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Five times a number is divided by 7 more than that number.  If the result is -8, then what was the original number?

 Jun 21, 2022
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5N/  ( N + 7)   =  -8

 

5N  =  -8 (N + 7)

 

5N  = -8N  - 56

 

13N  =  -56

 

N =  -56 / 13

 

 

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 Jun 21, 2022

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