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January 31, 2015

Posted by **Daniela** on Sunday, October 29, 2006 at 10:08am.

15

this is supposed to be 4 over 15

Let the smaller number be x. The two numbers are then x and 3x. You have only one unknown now.

1/x + 1/(3x) = 4

4/(3x) = 4

1/(3x) = 1

3x = 1

x = 1/3

3x = 1

4/15 is not an answer. I don't see where you get that.

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