5 being subtracted from a number and then the remainder being divided by 4, the result becomes 3. Find the number.
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5 being subtracted from a number and then the remainder being divided by 4, the result becomes 3. Find the number.

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Solution —

Let the number be x 

∴ From the question,

   (x - 5) ÷ 4 = 3 

⇒ x - 5  = 3 x 4 = 12  

⇒ x = 12 + 5
⇒ x = 17

Hence, The number be 17

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