# What is the number increased by one half of itself is equal to 21

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by markfigueroa

2015-10-14T22:06:51+08:00

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14 :) 1/2 of 14 is 7. So, if you add 14 + 7, the answer will be 21.
can you pls add the checking pls
n-1/2n = 21
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2015-10-16T11:38:31+08:00

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Let the number be x

x + x/2 = 21

LDC: 2

(2)x + (2)(x/2) = (2) (21)
2x + x = 42
3x = 42
3x/x = 42/3

x = 14

The number is
14.

To check:
x + x/2 = 21

14 + 14/2 = 21
14 + 7 = 21
21 = 21