# A certain whole number has the property that appending a digit #5# has the effect of adding #3074#. What is the original number?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 22, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

If the original number is

So:

#10n+5 = n+3074#

Subtract

#9n = 3069#

Divide both sides by

#n = 341#