Posted by Brandon on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 8:33pm.
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.

Algebra  bobpursley, Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 8:39pm
N=3D and
(N1)/(D+2)=5/2
or 2N2=5D+10 or
2N=5D+12
solve.

Algebra  yodia, Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 3:05pm
3 hahaha!

Algebra  Nick, Friday, February 13, 2015 at 10:28pm
The numerator of a certain fraction is 4 times the denominator. If 12 is added to both the numerator and the denominator, the resulting fraction is equivalent to 2. What was the original fraction.
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