Q: When the reciprocal of three times a number is subtracted from the reciprocal of the number the results is one sixth find the number?

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One sixth is not a whole number. Expressed as a decimal, it is equal to 0.16 recurring (that is, 0.16666..)

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The ordinal number for 26 is 26th in digits. Spelled out, it's twenty-sixth.

11 + 12 + 9 = 32

They are: 26th and twenty-sixth, respectively.

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1/3x - 1/x = 1/6Multiply everything by x (and simplify):1/3 - 1 = x/6-2/3 = x/6Cross multiply:3x = -12Divide each side by 3:x = -4

Let the number be x, then: 1/6 = 1/x - 1/3x = 3/3x - 1/3x = 2/3x = 1/6 but 1/6 = 2/12 → 2/3x = 2/12 → 3x = 12 → x = 4 The number is 4.

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6 over 1 or simply 6

Six-fifths. Just flip the fraction.

The sixth perfect number is 8,589,869,056.

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sixth is an ordinal number already. six is the related cardinal number.

Sixth = 6th

To divide by a fraction, multiply by its reciprocal. Therefore, 2 / 1/6 = 2 x 6 = 12.

23/6 - 15/2 = 23/6 - 45/6 = -22/6 = -11/3