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If 8 is added to the numerator of a fraction,its value becomes 2
If 5 is added to the denominator,the fraction becomes 1/5.
By forming simultaneous equations and solving them,find the fraction.
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Let fraction be `x/y` .
By given condition first ,we have
By given condition second
substitute y from (ii) in (i)
substitute x=2 in (ii)
y=5 ( 2) -5
Thus fraction `x/y=2/5`
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