# The sum of 3 less than 5 times a number and and the number increased by 9 is 24. What is the number?

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Jun 16, 2018

#### Answer:

The number is 3

#### Explanation:

Let

"3 less than 5 times a number" -->

"number increased by 9" -->

The sum of 24

Therefore, the number is 3