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The numerator of a fraction is 7 less than the denominator. If 3 is added to the...
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Let the denominator of the fraction be x. The numerator is (x-7). Hence the original fraction is `(x-7)/x.`
According to the given condition:
Cross multiplying we get:
`rArr` ` x=12`
Hence the numerator of the original fraction is (12-7)=5 and its denominator =12.
Therefore the original fraction is `5/12.`
Posted by llltkl on June 30, 2013 at 11:56 AM (Answer #1)
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