math_celebrity Administrator Staff member May 8, 2019 #1 If half the number is added to twice the number, the answer is 50. Let the number be n. Half is also written as 0.5, and twice is written by multiplying by 2. We have: 0.5n + 2n = 50 Plugging this equation into our search engine, we get: n = 20

If half the number is added to twice the number, the answer is 50. Let the number be n. Half is also written as 0.5, and twice is written by multiplying by 2. We have: 0.5n + 2n = 50 Plugging this equation into our search engine, we get: n = 20