# If three times a number, added to 4 is divided by the number plus 7, the result is five halves. How do you find the number?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 9, 2016

#### Explanation:

First, let the number we are looking for be represented by

"three times a number" can then be written as

"the number plus 7" can be written as

"the result is" is

And "five halves" is

So, combining this all together gives:

Then solving this for