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2 February, 14:00

A number is decreased by 1 2/3 and the result is - 2

find the number

a) - 1 1/3

b) - 1/3

c) 1/3

b) - 3 2/3

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  1. 2 February, 15:05
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    Let x be our mystery number.

    x - 1 2/3 = - 2

    x - 5/3 = - 2

    x = - 2 + 5/3

    x = - 6/3 + 5/3

    x = - 1/3

    The answer is B.
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