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The numerator of a certain fraction is 3 times the denominator. If the numerator is decreased by 1 and the denomenator is increased by 2, the value of the resulting fraction is 5/2. Find the fraction.

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    N=3D and
    (N-1)/(D+2)=5/2
    or 2N-2=5D+10 or
    2N=5D+12

    solve.

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