Five-sixths more than two-thirds of a number results in two times the number. Find the number.

przesypkai4 2022-07-27 Answered
Five-sixth more than two-thirds of a number results in two times the number. Find the number.
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ri1men4dp
Answered 2022-07-28 Author has 14 answers
let the number be x
2 3  rd of a number = 2 3 x
so, 5 6 th more than 2 3 rd of a number = 2 times the number
equation would be
5 6 + 2 3 x = 2 x
subtracting 2 3 x from both sides
5 6 = 2 x 2 3 x 5 6 = 4 3 x x = 3 5 6 4 x = 5 8
therefore, the number is 5 8

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