Joshua thinks of a number.
He multiplies this number by 7 then subtracts 6.
His answer is 29. What was Joshua's original number?
Joshua's friend thinks of a number.
He then does the following operations:
Multiply by 2, subtract 2, multiply by 2 then add 40 (in that order). He finds that the number he ends up with is 10 times his original number.
What was Joshua's friend's original number?
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