# When one-half of a number is added to one-seventh of the number, the sum is 27. What is the number?

##### 2 Answers

Apr 20, 2018

#### Answer:

42

#### Explanation:

one half of the number plus one-seventh of a number is equal to nine-seventh of the number.27 divide by 9 is 3.one fourteenth of the number is 3.the number is 42.

Apr 20, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Let us assume the unknown number to be

According to question,

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