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Brain Game: Bit 10 Times?

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What? You're still here? Great! Enjoy today's Brain Game!

What is the only possible value of X when both X plus 5 and X times 5 result in the same answer?

Here is the SOLUTION.

SOLUTION:

One and one-quarter.

1.25 + 5 = 6.25

1.25 x 5 = 6.25

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