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let suppose number is X

x+(7*3)-5/4=7

x+21-4/4=7

x+4=7

x=7-4

x=3

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# Akram thought of a number, added 7, multiplied by 3, took away 5 and divided by 4 to give an answer of 7. What was the starting number?

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let suppose number is X

x+(7*3)-5/4=7

x+21-4/4=7

x+4=7

x=7-4

x=3

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