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posted by Odette .
I think of a number, subtract 23 and then divide by 8. The answer is 6. What was my starting number?

( x  23 ) / 8 = 6
Multiply both sides by 8
x  23 = 8 * 6
x  23 = 48
Add 23 to both sides
x  23 + 23 = 48 + 23
x = 71
( x  23 ) / 8 = ( 71  23 ) / 8 = 48 / 6 = 6 
My typo.
( x  23 ) / 8 = ( 71  23 ) / 8 = 48 / 8 = 6 
(×23)/8=6
(×23)= 8x6
(×23)= 48
Transposition method
(×23)= 48+23
× = 71
(7123)= 48 ÷ 8 = 6
And. 71 is starting number.
Thanks for helping
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