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## Explanation

“A number is as much greater than 36 as is less than 86”. It clearly indicates 2 things.

- Number is greater than 36.

- And lesser than 86.

So, if the required number is “y” then, according to the given condition;

y – 36 = 86 – y

Through this equation; we can easily figure out the value of y (y = 61 answer).

## To Find

Number = ?

## Solution

Let suppose the required number = y

According to the given condition;

y – 36 = 86 – y

2y = 86 + 36

2y = 122

**y = 61 answer**

## Conclusion

A number is as much greater than 36 as is less than 86. The required number is 61.