math_celebrity Administrator Staff member Jan 30, 2017 #1 If a number is increased by 16 and then divided by 3, the result is 8. Let x be the number. We have: (x + 16)/3 = 8 Cross multiply x + 16 = 24 Using our equation calculator, we get: x = 8

If a number is increased by 16 and then divided by 3, the result is 8. Let x be the number. We have: (x + 16)/3 = 8 Cross multiply x + 16 = 24 Using our equation calculator, we get: x = 8