Noah thinks of a number.
He multiplies this number by 9 then subtracts 5.
His answer is 76. What was Noah's original number?
Noah's friend thinks of a number.
He then does the following operations:
Multiply by 3, subtract 4, multiply by 2 then add 50 (in that order). He finds that the number he ends up with is 12 times his original number.
What was Noah's friend's original number?
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