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You should all get the answer 2
Can you see why?
Here are the instructions you were given
Think of a number less than thirty
Multiply your number by six
subtract five from your answer
now add seventeen to your answer
divide your result by three
divide your answer by your original number
write down your answer
Can you see why everybody will get the same answer?
6x - 5
6x + 12
2x + 4
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