## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

Let the number be $\rightarrow$ x Thus reciprocal of x $\rightarrow$ $\frac{1}{x}$ Thus 3 times the reciprocal of x $\rightarrow$ $\frac{3(1)}{x}$ = $\frac{3}{x}$ 9 times reciprocal of 6 $\rightarrow$ 9 ($\frac{1}{6}$) = $\frac{3}{2}$ Given: $\frac{3}{x}$ = $\frac{3}{2}$ Thus x = $\frac{2(3)}{3}$ = 2