# Seven times a number is 12 less than thirteen times the same number. Find the number

**Solution:**

Let the number be x

A/Q

7x + 12 = 13x

13x - 7x = 12

6x = 12

x = 12/6

x = 2

Thus, the required number is 2.

**✦ Try This:** Five times a number is 15 less than eight times the same number. Find the number.

Let the number be x

A/Q

5x + 15 = 8x

8x - 5x = 15

3x = 15

x = 15/3

x = 5

Thus, the required number is 5.

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

**NCERT Exemplar Class 7 Maths Chapter 4 Problem 70**

## Seven times a number is 12 less than thirteen times the same number. Find the number

**Summary:**

If seven times a number is 12 less than thirteen times the same number, then the required number is 2

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