The sum of the numerator and denominator of a fraction is 4 more than twice the numerator. If the numerator and denominator are increased by

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The sum of the numerator and denominator of a fraction is 4 more than twice the numerator. If the numerator and denominator are increased by 3, they are in the ratio 2 : 3. Determine the fraction.

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    2021-11-10T19:15:10+00:00

    Answer:

    let numerator = x and

    denominator = y

    A/Q

    x+y = 2x+4

    x = y-4

    and

    (x+3)/(y+3) = 2/3

    3x+9 = 2y+6

    3(y-4)+9 = 2y+6

    3y-12+9 = 2y+6

    y = 9

    now x = 9-4 = 5

    the required fraction is 5/9

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