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3-63.

Nathan wants you to solve this puzzle: *“I am thinking of a number. If you divide my number by and add , you will get . What is my number?” *Show all of your work.

Work backwards to get Nathan's number.

Start with the end number, which is

Now instead of adding

Instead of dividing