PhiBeeandJay
Please help! Half of a number increased by two and two thirds is equal to the number decreased by a quarter. What is the number?



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hartnn
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number =x
Half of a number = x/2
two and two thirds =2 2/3 = 7/3
number decreased by a quarter = x1/4
now can u form the equation ??

PhiBeeandJay
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So would it be x/2+ 2 2/3= x1/4?

hartnn
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yes, can u solve that ?

jishan
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yes right bro.........

PhiBeeandJay
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ok I got it thank you!

hartnn
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welcome ^_^