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If 84 exceeds another number by 12, then the other number is

 If 84 exceeds another number by 12, then the other number is                                                         

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5963 Points
2 years ago
Dear Student

Let us assume the number be x.
If a number is increased by 12 = x + 12
If a number is increased by 12, it becomes 84, x + 12 = 84
Transpose, 12 to RHS then it becomes -12.
x = 84–12
x = 72

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