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a number, half of that number, and one-third of that number are added. the result is 22. what is the number?

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Let the number be x. Half of that number = x / 2 One Third of the number = x / 3 Add the two together x / 2 = x / 3 = 22. Least Common Multiple (LCM) = 6. = (3x + 2x) / 6 = 22. 5x / 6 = 22. Cross Multiply 5x = 6 * 22. 5X = 132 Divide both sides by 5. x = 132 / 5 x = 26.4 The number is 26.4.

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