# Two-third of a number is greater than one-third of the number by 3. Find the number

**Solution:**

Let the number be x

The linear equation we get is

2x/3 - x/3 = 3

x/3 = 3

x = 3.(3)

x = 9

Thus, the number is 9.

**✦ Try This:** Two-third of a number is greater than one-third of the number by 5. Find the number.

Let the number be x

A/Q

2x/3 - x/3 = 5

x/3 = 5

x = 5.(3)

x = 15

Thus, the number is 15.

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

**NCERT Exemplar Class 7 Maths Chapter 4 Problem 93**

## Two-third of a number is greater than one-third of the number by 3. Find the number

**Summary:**

If two-third of a number is greater than one-third of the number by 3, then the number is 9

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