The conceived number is 84 more than a third of the conceived number, find the conceived number

The conceived number is 84 more than a third of the conceived number, find the conceived number
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Marie Horn
Let x be the intended number. The equation:
x = 1/3x + 84
x - 1/3x = 84
2/3x = 84
x = 84 : 2 * 3
x = 126
Check: 126 = 1/3 * 126 + 84
126 = 42 + 84
126 = 126
Answer: 126 is the intended number.