Maths Mate Term 3 Sheet 7 Problem Solving

Predict: I predict that this question is going to be about working backwards to find a given value.

Read: I think of a number,multiply it by 3 and the  divide by 2. If the result is 18, what was the original number?

Clarifications: None

BIG Question: What was the original number?

Solution. We have to work backwards in this problem. Firstly, we have to times 18 by 2 which equals 36. Then we divide by 3 to get our answer, 12.

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