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Q: Ben thinks of a number he adds half of the number to quarter of the number the result is 60 what was the number benfirst thought of?

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(x/3) - (x/4) = 5Multiply each side by 12:4x - 3x = 60x = 60

Your question is incomplete. Adding an even number with an odd number will always result in an odd number. Multiplying an even number with an odd number will always result in an even number.

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The result is a negative number in this case.

No, reversing the order of the digits of a two-digit prime number does not always result in a prime number.

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So 60 is 3/4 of his number. It must have been close to 80...

x/2+ x/4 = 60 Multiply each side of the equation by 4 :2x + x = 2403x = 240 Divide each side by 3 :x = 80

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...but if you multiply a whole number by a half the result decreases. Half of anything is less than that thing!

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(x/3) - (x/4) = 5Multiply each side by 12:4x - 3x = 60x = 60

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One quarter divided by one quarter is one (unity). Any quantity divided by itself gives the result of unity, where unity means 1 The result of 12 divided by 6 is 2, can be asked in a different way, "How many sixes are there in twelve?" - and the anser is 2 Similarly asking "how many quarters are there in a quarter" gives the answer 2

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