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Ryan is thinking of a number. When he multiplies this number by 6 and then subtracts 15 from the answer, he ends up with his original number. What number is Ryan thinking of?

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  1. " When he multiplies this number by 6 and then subtracts 15 from the answer, he ends up with his original number."
    -----> 6x - 15 = x

    easy to solve for x

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    posted by Reiny
  2. 19

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  3. 100

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  4. 15

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  5. 6x-15=x

    x=3

    3x6=18-15=3

    Ryan's number is 3

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  6. HI MOM

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    posted by Someone
  7. 3

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  8. 3*6=18
    18-15=3

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  9. UR MOM GAY!

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