# One third of a number added to itself gives 10, can be represented as x/3 + 10 = x. Is the following statement true or false

**Solution:**

Let the number be x

Then one third of the number be x/3

x/3 + x = 10

Thus, one third of a number added to itself gives 10, can be represented as x/3 + 10 = x. False.

**✦ Try This:** Two third of a number added to itself gives 25, can be represented as 2x/3 - 25 = x.

Let the number be x

Then two third of the number be 2x/3

A/Q

2x/3 + x = 25

Thus, two third of a number added to itself gives 25, can be represented as 2x/3 - 25 = x. False.

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## One third of a number added to itself gives 10, can be represented as x/3 + 10 = x. Is the following statement true or false

**Summary:**

One third of a number added to itself gives 10, can be represented as x/3 + x = 10. False

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