# A number divided by 2 and then increased by 5 is 9. Express the given statement as an equation

**Solution:**

Let the number be x

A/Q

x/2 + 5 = 9

Thus, x/2 + 5 = 9 is the required equation.

**✦ Try This:** A number divided by 3 and then increased by 2 is 12.

Let the number be x

A/Q

x/3 + 2 = 12

Thus, x/3 + 2 = 12 is the required equation.

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Maths Chapter 4

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## A number divided by 2 and then increased by 5 is 9. Express the given statement as an equation

**Summary:**

Thus, if a number divided by 2 and then increased by 5 is 9 then it can be expressed in an equation as x/2 + 5 = 9.

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