# When I triple a certain number and add 2 I get same answer as I do when I subtract the number from 50

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by keerthi2

2015-11-05T20:04:29+05:30

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Let the number be x from the given hints--->3x+2=50-x-->;4x =50-2-->x =48/4-->x =12 The number is 12
Ya its correct nw.
here u have subtracted 50 from number(x) but according to question number(x) should be subtracted from 50.
Subtract the number from 50 means 50-x
yeah now it is right .Please don't mind .
Ok
2015-11-05T20:33:11+05:30

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Let the no. be x.
A/q,
=> 3x + 2 = 50 - x
=> 3x + x = 50 - 2
=> 4x = 48
=> x = 48/4
=> x = 12
The no. is 12