# SOLUTION: One half of a number increased by 16 is four less than two thirds of the number. Find the number. Help please? I got 1/2x+16=4-2/3x as my equation but I don't know how to solve it

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Number-Line Question 215893: One half of a number increased by 16 is four less than two thirds of the number. Find the number. Help please? I got 1/2x+16=4-2/3x as my equation but I don't know how to solve it.Answer by nerdybill(6958)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!One half of a number increased by 16 is four less than two thirds of the number. Find the number. Help please? . Let x = number then (1/2)x + 16 = (2/3)x - 4 Multiply both sides by 6: 3x + 96 = 4x - 24 96 = x - 24 120 = x