# SOLUTION: How would I solve If a number is increased by 5 and then trebled, the result is six more than two thirds of the number. Find the number. I have (x+5)^3=2|3x+6

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 Question 420243: How would I solve If a number is increased by 5 and then trebled, the result is six more than two thirds of the number. Find the number. I have (x+5)^3=2|3x+6 Answer by edjones(7569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let the number be x. 3(x+5) = 2x/3 + 6 9(x+5)=2x+18 Multiply each side by 3 9x+45=2x+18 7x=-27 x=-27/7 . Ed