Q: Twelve more than the square of a number is seven times the number Find the number?

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4

The number is 3 or 4.

128

Suppose the number is x. Then x2 + 12 = 7x So that x2 - 7x + 12 = 0 ie (x - 3)(x - 4) = 0 So the two possible solutions are x = 3 and x = 4

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4

The number is 3 or 4.

84

84

128

it is approximately 8.5.

Suppose the number is x. Then x2 + 12 = 7x So that x2 - 7x + 12 = 0 ie (x - 3)(x - 4) = 0 So the two possible solutions are x = 3 and x = 4

1764

Twelve times seven equals 84.

The question is ambiguous and the two possible answers are: Twelve times (a number and 5 times the number) = 12*(n + 5n) = 12*6n = 72n Twelve times a number amd five times the number = 12*n + 5*n = 17*n

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A square paper can not be folded more than seven times.