The number was increased by 36, and it was 4/3 of the original number. Find the original number

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The number was increased by 36, and it was 4/3 of the original number. Find the original number
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allelog5
Answered 2022-09-12 Author has 19 answers
Let x be the original number.
Then 4/3x is the number after it has been increased by 36.
x+36=4/3x
x-4/3x=-36
-1/3x=-36
1/3x=36
x=36*3
x=108

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