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The denominator of a fraction is 2 less than twice the numberator. If the numerator is decreased by 2 and the denominator is increased by 3, the resulting fraction simplifies to 1/3. Find the original fraction.

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  • Algebra - ,

    n/d = n/(2n-1)

    (n-2)/(2n+2) = 1/3
    3n - 6 = 2n + 2

    n = 8
    d = 15
    so
    n/d = 8/15

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