# Three fifths of a number plus one fourth of the number 34

Three fifths of a number plus one fourth of the number 34

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1. quissowavyquis4808 says:

This is simply a word problem that needs to be brought into the form of an equation and then solved. Since there is only one unknown variable in the form of "x" and one equation, so it is possible to find the value of "x".
Let us assume the unknown number to be = x
Then
(3x/5) + (x/4) = 34
(12x + 5x)/20 = 34
17x/20 = 34
17x = 34 * 20
17x = 680
x = 680/17
= 40
So the unknown number in the question is 40. I hope the procedure is clear to you and in future it will not be a problem for you to solve such questions.

2. sjanem03 says:

X - the number

$\frac{3}{5}x + \frac{1}{4}x=34 \\&10;\frac{12}{20}x+\frac{5}{20}x=34 \\&10;\frac{17}{20}x=34 \\&10;x=34 \times \frac{20}{17} \\&10;x=2 \times 20 \\&10;x=40$

The number is 40.

3. Jasten says:

X - the number

$\frac{3}{5}x + \frac{1}{4}x=34 \\&10;\frac{12}{20}x+\frac{5}{20}x=34 \\&10;\frac{17}{20}x=34 \\&10;x=34 \times \frac{20}{17} \\&10;x=2 \times 20 \\&10;x=40$

The number is 40.

4. guitarislife97p73kzu says:

Step-by-step explanation:

This is simply a word problem that needs to be brought into the form of an equation and then solved. Since there is only one unknown variable in the form of "x" and one equation, so it is possible to find the value of "x".

Let us assume the unknown number to be = x

Then

(3x/5) + (x/4) = 34

(12x + 5x)/20 = 34

17x/20 = 34

17x = 34 * 20

17x = 680

x = 680/17

= 40

So the unknown number in the question is 40. I hope the procedure is clear to you and in future it will not be a problem for you to solve such questions.

5. kinglightskin2k says:

3/5 of 40 = 24

1/4 of 40 = 10

24 + 10 = 34