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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).
Number = ?
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
14 is the required number, which when multiplied by 15 is increased by 196.