one sixth of the sum of twice a number and 1 is the same as...

one sixth of the sum of twice a number and 1 is the same as one quarter of the difference between three times the number and 1. find the number?

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EmX
3 weeks ago
Let the number be "x"

From the question we have.
Dolly P
3 weeks ago
Let the number be a
(2a+1)/6=(3a-1)/4
Cross multiply
4(2a+1)=6(3a-1)
8a+4=18a-6
8a-18a=-6-4
-10a=-10
a=1
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