Posted by **Anonymous** on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 8:13pm.

what is two more than a number equals three times the sum of one-third of the number plus 6 in standard or numerical form.

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**Sierra**, Monday, January 7, 2013 at 8:28pm
2x = 3(1/3x + 6)

2x = x + 18

x = 18

- Pre-Algebra -
**Reiny**, Monday, January 7, 2013 at 9:42pm
The question is bogus, there is no solution

Sierra read your question as "two times a number" but you said "two more than a number" , so it should be

x - 2 = 3((1/3)x + 6)

x-2 = x + 18

-2 = 18 , makes no sense !

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