A number is divided by 3. If 8 is subtracted from the quotient you get -6. What is the number?

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(2) Answers

alikingali

42
42/3=14
14-8=-6
so its 42

Lori1

We could use n to represent the mysterious number.
n
--- -8=-6
3
n
--=2 (I added 8 to get 2)
3
(3)n
--=2(3) (The 3 cancelled out)
3
n=6
Your answer is 6.
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