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# The sum of three-eighths of a number and five-sixths of the same number is 29 find the number?

Updated: 9/19/2023

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(3x)/8 + (5x)/6 = 29 (* means multiply, and x is the number)

> (3*3x)/(8*3) + (4*5x)/(6*4) = 29

> (9x)/24 + (20x)/24 = 29

> (29x)/24 = 29

> 24(29x)/24 = 29*24

> 29x = 696

> (29x)/29 = 696/29

> x = 24

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