# The product of a number and seven is equal to two more than the number

The product of a number and seven is equal to two more than the number
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Let x be the number so we can write the equation:
$\left(x\right)\left(7\right)=x+2$
or
$7x=x+2$
Subtract x from both sides:
$6x=2$
Divide both sides by 6:
$x=\frac{2}{6}$
$x=\frac{1}{3}$
So, the number is $\frac{1}{3}$.