# Super hard question

Think of a number which will create 98 when your number is divided by 6 and times it by 3 and take away 1 and add 2.

Note by Noah Hafner
1 year, 1 month ago

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- 1 year, 1 month ago

let me check

- 1 year, 1 month ago

close 2 off

- 1 year, 1 month ago

Here is how I interpret your instructions:

$\frac{x}{6} \times 3 -1 + 2 = 98 \\ \frac{x}{2} + 1 = 98 \\ \frac{x}{2} = 97 \\ x = 194$

- 1 year, 1 month ago

To check whether 194 is correct or not let's do it step wise.

• First dividing by 6 $\implies \dfrac{194}{6} = \dfrac{97}{3}$.
• Next multiplying by 3 $\implies \dfrac{97}{3} = 97$
• Next subtract 1 $\implies 97 - 1 = 96$
• Next add 2 $\implies 96 + 2 = \boxed{98}$

- 1 year, 1 month ago

Is it possible?

- 1 year, 1 month ago

- 1 year, 1 month ago

Which part of my math below do you disagree with?

- 1 year, 1 month ago

@Steven Chase sir everything is correct with you method. The answer is 194.

- 1 year, 1 month ago

wait I misread the calculation you are correct

- 1 year, 1 month ago