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# A number is multiplied by 3 if 2 is added to the product you get 17 what is the number?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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13y ago

Suppose the number is n.

Then

3n + 2 = 17

Subtracting 2 from both sides: 3n = 15

Dividing both sides by 3 : n = 5

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