# If 1 is subtracted from a number and the difference is multiplied by 1/2, the result is 7. Express the given statement as an equation

**Solution:**

Let the number be x

A/Q

(x - 1). 1/2 = 7

Thus, 1/2 (x - 1) = 7 is the required equation.

**✦ Try This:** If 2 is subtracted from a number and the difference is multiplied by 1/3, the result is 10.

Let the number be x

A/Q

(x - 2). 1/3 = 10

Thus, 1/3 (x - 2) = 10 is the required equation.

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

**NCERT Exemplar Class 7 Maths Chapter 4 Problem 65**

## If 1 is subtracted from a number and the difference is multiplied by 1/2, the result is 7. Express the given statement as an equation

**Summary:**

Thus, if 1 is subtracted from a number and the difference is multiplied by 1/2, the result is 7 then it can be expressed in an equation as 1/2 (x - 1) = 7.

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