**PREDICT:**

I predict that this question is going to be about the four operations.

**READ:**

I think of a number, multiply it by 3 and then divide by 2. If the result is 18, what was the original number?

**CLARIFY:**

I had nothing to clarify in this problem.

**MY TOOL:**

The tool I used to work out this problem was ‘Work Backwards’.

**THE BIG QUESTION:**

18 X 2 /3= Answer

**SUMMARY:**

First I multiplied 18 by 2 and then divided that number by 3. This gave me 12. I then checked my answer by completing the following sum. 12 X 3/2=18.

**MY ANSWER:**

My answer was 12.

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