Subtracting 80967

Martin thinks of a number. Subtracting two-thirds of it and adding the number 8 gives the number 40. What is the original number that martin was thinking of?

Correct answer:

x =  96

Step-by-step explanation:

x32 x+8=40  x2/3 x+8=40  x=96  x=196=96  x=96

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