Kayla thinks of a number.
She multiplies this number by 7 then subtracts 7.
Her answer is 56. What was Kayla's original number?
Kayla's friend thinks of a number.
She then does the following operations:
Multiply by 3, subtract 3, multiply by 2 then add 48 (in that order). She finds that the number she ends up with is 12 times her original number.
What was Kayla's friend's original number?
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