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Finding the number

one less than half a number is twelve.what is the number?
Question asked by: jbwalton32

Asked on: 29 Jan 2009

Well, if one less than half is twelve, then half is thirteen.

This is because 12 + 1 = 13

Therefore half the number is 13 so the whole number is 26

this is because 26 = 13 x 2

and that's the answer, really easy actually!

Express in algebra to help with this sort of question.

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Replied at: 09 Feb 2009
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