# Math Help - One plus the product of four and the number is seven times the number.

1. ## One plus the product of four and the number is seven times the number.

One plus the product of four and the number is seven times the number . Find the number .

I don't understand clearly the problem so that I can't solve it , Help me !!! thanks

2. Hi there hoanghai549, that is quite a mouthful,

I decoded it as $\displaystyle 4x+1=7x$

Any other takers?

3. Call the unknown number $\displaystyle x$.

"One plus the product of four and the number, is seven times the number."

$\displaystyle 1 + 4x = 7x$.

Solve for $\displaystyle x$.