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Three times the reciprocal of a number equals 9 times the reciprocal of 6. Find the number.

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    let the number be x

    3(1/x) = 9(1/6)
    3/x = 3/2
    3x = 6
    x = 2

    check:

    3(1/2) = 3/2
    9(1/6) = 3/2 , looks good.

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