# SOLUTION: a number divided by 3 plus 6 is the same as the number minus 2, find the number. (i know the answer is 12 i don't know how to show the work)

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 Click here to see ALL problems on percentage Question 87035: a number divided by 3 plus 6 is the same as the number minus 2, find the number. (i know the answer is 12 i don't know how to show the work)Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!let n equal the number ... (n/3)+6=n-2 ... n/3=n-8 ... n=3n-24 ... -2n=-24 ... n=12