Q. 3

# The reciprocal of a positive number, subtracted from the number itself gives . What is the number?

Answer :

Let the number be x

Then reciprocal of number is

If reciprocal number, subtracted from the number itself is 1

Then;

(x–) = = 1

∴ comparing both

x = 2

x^{2}–1 = 3

x^{2} = 4

x = √4 = 2

∴ the number is 2

Conclusion/Result. Number comes out to be 2

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