Q. 964.5( 2 Votes )

Twice a number added to half of itself equals 24. Find the number.

Answer :

Let the number be x. then, twice of this number = 2x and half of this number

According to the question,

Multiplying both sides by 2, we get 4x + x = 48

5x = 48

[Dividing both sides by 5]

x = 9.6

Hence, the required number is 9.6.

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