Maths
posted by Anonymous .
If 12 is subtracted from three times a number the result is equal to twothirds of the number plus 16.What is the number

3n  12 = (2/3)n + 16
2 1/3n = 28
n = 12 
I wish I could tell you.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

math help
Five added to three times a number is 29. can someone help me rewrite these in algrebric form thank you Three more than a number times two and the result is twelve. The sum of plus 7 minus 13 is 27. The product of ten and a number … 
albgrea
what three times a number is subtracted from 12, the result is 4 plus the number. what is the number? 
pre algerbra
if 150 is subtracted from 7 times a number ,the result is the same as when 250 is subtracted from 3 times the number. what would be the result if 100 were added to to 6 times the number 
math
Paul multiplied the sum of three and a number by three. This result was equal to fifty four plus twelve times the opposite of the number. What was his number? 
Maths
If 12 is subtracted from three times a number the result is equal to twothirds of the number plus 16.What is the number 
Math
Half of a number added to a fifth of three less than the number is equal to twothirds the number. What is the number? 
Math
22.Two times a certain number added to 40 gives the same result as three times the same number subtracted from 75. What is the number? 
maths
if five is subtracted from three times a certain number,the result is 10.what is a number. 
Maths
23 is subtracted from 4 times of a number the result is equal to the 1/3 of 54 ? 
math
When three times a number is subtracted from 1414, the result is 22 plus the number. What is the number?