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If twice the numerator is 2 more than the denominator and if 3 is added to each, new fraction is 2/3. Find the number?

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In a rational number,
twice the numerator is 2 more than the denominator.
If 3 is added to each i.e. the numerator and the denominator, the new fraction is 2/3.

Find the original number?

posted Dec 28, 2016 by anonymous

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let the numerator be a and the denominator b. One of the equations is 2a=b+2. The other equation is (a+3)/b+3)=2/3. The solution gives a=7 and b=12. First check 2*7=12+2. Second check (7+3)/(12+3)=2/3

answer Dec 28, 2016 by Kewal Panesar

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