# Anamika thought of a number. She multiplied it by 2, added 5 to the product and obtained 17 as the result. What is the number she had thought of

**Solution:**

Let the number she had thought of be x

2x + 5 = 17

2x = 17 - 5

x = 12/2

x = 6

Thus, 6 is the number she had thought of.

**✦ Try This:** Anam thought of a number. She multiplied it by 3, added 4 to the product and obtained 7 as the result. What is the number she had thought of ?

Let the number she had thought of be x

A/Q

3x + 4 = 7

3x = 7 - 4

x = 3/3

x = 1

Thus, 1 is the number she had thought of.

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## Anamika thought of a number. She multiplied it by 2, added 5 to the product and obtained 17 as the result. What is the number she had thought of

**Summary:**

6 is the number Anamika had thought of.

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