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posted by sam on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 2:11pm.

The quotient of a number and 3, minus 1, equals 5/3. Find the number.

(x/3) - 1 = 5/3 x/3 = 5/3 + 3/3 x/3 = 8/3 x = (8/3) * 3 x = 24/3 x = 8

Thank you!

You're welcome. But why did you switch names?

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