# I'm thinking of a number.

I'm thinking of a number. I multiply it by 14 and add 11. I get the same answer is I multiply by 4 and add 131. Whats my number? (MyMaths Solving Equations Online Homework, Q2.)

Answers
let's call the number Y. So, 14Y + 11 is the same answer as 4 Y +131. Or put another way, 14 Y + 11 = 4 Y + 131.
er
28 April 2011
this means 14 Y - 4 Y = 120 or 10 Y = 120
er
28 April 2011
So, 14Y = 4 Y + 131 - 11 = 4 Y + 120
er
28 April 2011
if 10 Y = 120. Y = 12 and the number you are thinking of is 12
er
28 April 2011
I am thinking of a number I multiply it by and add 54 I get the same number if I multiply it by 8 and subtract 12
Mohammed
13 July 2020
I think of a number. One half of this number added to two fifths of it equals 72. Find the number.
NGUMATJIUA KAIKO
26 August 2020
I think of a number, add seven, then divide seven
Zuha Chaudhry
11 October 2020
I am thinking of a number. Thrice my number minus 8 equals 88
Miaca mercado
20 November 2020
I think of a number. I multiply it by 3 then add 5 after divide it by 8 my answer is 4 what is my number
uduakabasi
01 December 2020
I an thinking if a number I multiply it by 5 and add 147 I get the same answer if I multiply by 15 and subtract 13
Ellie
12 December 2020
i am think of a number. I multiply it by 9 and subtract 103. I get the same answer if i multiply by 3 and subtract 13.
nick
28 April 2021