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If one third of a number is 10 less than the original number,what is the number?

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  1. 1/3 N = N+10
    N=3N+30
    2N=30
    N=15

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  2. 1/3N=N+10
    N=3N+30
    -3N+N=30
    -2N=30
    N=-30/2
    N=-15

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