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# Two times a number increased by 5 equals 9. Find the number

**Solution:**

Let the number be x

A/Q

2x + 5 = 9

2x = 9 - 5

x = 4/2

x = 2

Thus, the required number is 2.

**✦ Try This:** Three times a number increased by 6 equals 27. Find the number.

Let the number be x

A/Q

3x + 6 = 27

3x = 27 - 6

x = 21/3

x = 7

Thus, the required number is 7.

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

**NCERT Exemplar Class 7 Maths Chapter 4 Problem 74**

## Two times a number increased by 5 equals 9. Find the number

**Summary:**

If two times a number increased by 5 equals 9, then the required number is 2

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