# problems involving equation

14 Is added to ⅔ of a number. the result is 1¼ times the original number. find the number

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1. (2/3)x + 14 = (1 1/4)x

14 = (1 1/4)x - (2/3}x

14 = (15/12)x - (8/12)x

14 = (7/12)x

14 / (7/12) = x

14 * (12/7) = x

24 = x

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