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# Think of a Number time…

Posted On 04 Dec 2013

Look carefully at these questions. Can you find the answers?

- I think of a number. I multiply it by 2, add 50 and my answer is 74. What was my number?
- I think of a number. I add 16, subtract 30 and my answer is 36. What was my number?
- I think of a number. I subtract 25 and add 2. I then multiply by 2. My answer is 154, what was my number?

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I think the answers are:

1. 12

2. 50

3. 100

I did it by doing it the opposite way then the right way to check!!!

1.12

2.50

3.100

1. 12

2.50

3.100

Easy as PIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1. 12

2. 50

3. 100

1.=12

2.=22

3.=65.5

1=12

2=50

3=100

I think the number is for no.1 is:12

I think no.2 is: 50

I think no.3 is: 100

1.12

2.50

3.98

1.=24

2.=50

3.=100

We think it is 24.

1. 12

2. 50

3. 50

1.=12

2.=50

3.=100

1.74-50=24 half it=12

2.36+30=66-16=50

3.154 half it=77-2=75+25=100

the number is two

I loved doing it

1.12

2.66