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

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(x/3) - 1 = 5/3

x/3 = 5/3 + 3/3

x/3 = 8/3

x = (8/3) * 3

x = 24/3

x = 8

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Thank you!

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You're welcome.

But why did you switch names?

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