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what is a number that when you subtract 12 then divide the difference by 3, to get 6

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  1. 30 - 12 =18 * 3 = 6 so the answer is 30

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  2. algebraic solution:

    (x - 12)/3 = 6
    multiply both sides by 3
    x - 12 = 18
    x = 18+12 = 30

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