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Posted by **Abhishek** on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 4:23am.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 8:20amOriningal fraction ---- x/(x+1)

new result:

(x-2)/(x+4) = 1/4

cross-multiply

4x - 8 = x+4

3x = 12

x = 4

**original fraction ----- 4/5**

check:

new fraction :

(4-2)/(5+3) = 2/8

which is 1/4

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