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## Explanation

The required number in this question “Find the number which when multiplied by 15 is increased by 196” can be figure out as:

Let suppose the number is y.

After multiplying the number with 15, it increased by 196.

15 x y = y + 196 ________ (i)

Value of y can be find out easily from equation (i) by just simplifying it (y = 14).

## To Find

Number = ?

## Solution

Let suppose

Number = y

According to the given condition

15 x y = y + 196

15y = y + 196

15y – y = 196

14y = 196

y = 14

**Required Number = 14 answer**

## Conclusion

14 is the required number, which when multiplied by 15 is increased by 196.