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    if you divide this mystery number by 4, add 8, and multiply by 3, you get 42. what is the mystery number

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    As Bob said reverse the operation, it's simple arithmetic. 

    hector5559

    They must thjnk we are thick,i cant stop scatching my head,

    24

    mycatsmom

    You get an A for the day. You must have been really good in math in school

    Reverse the operations.  42 ÷ 3 = 14. 14 - 8 = 6. 6× 4 = 24

    hector5559

    Well done old girl,er,Bob i mean,

    I hate math story problems, b/c they're always so vague

    Bob/PKB

    MCM, this isn't a story problem, though, and I know you could do it. With story problems, one has to weed through what they NEED to know against the extra stuff thrown in to confuse.


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