If you multiply me by 7, subtract 2 and then divide by 6, you get 9. What number am I?

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Apr 4, 2016

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The number is 8.

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To solve this, I worked backwards. Start with 9 and multiply by 6 to get 54. Add 2 to get 56 and divide by 7 to get 8. To prove that this is correct, #8*7=56-2=54/6=9#.

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