## How to Solve Number Word Problems Part 2

This is the second part of the the **Solving Number Word Problems Series**. In this part, we will discuss how to solve various number problems. Note that some of these problems are not really number problems *per se*, but the strategy in solving them is technically the same. You could say that they are really “number problems in disguise.”

We already had three problems in the **first part **of this series, so let’s solve the fourth problem.

**Problem 4**

If is subtracted from three times a number, then the result is . What is the number? » Read more