# SOLUTION: One fifth of a number plus one seventh of the same number is 108= What is the number? How do I do this? .Thank you for helping

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 Click here to see ALL problems on test Question 645617: One fifth of a number plus one seventh of the same number is 108= What is the number? How do I do this? .Thank you for helpingAnswer by unlockmath(1599)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Hello, Let x represent the number: 1/5x+1/7x=108 Multiply by 35: 7x+5x=3780 Combine like terms and divide by 12: x=315 Make sense? RJ www.math-unlock.com