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.

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 8:39pm
N=3D and

(N-1)/(D+2)=5/2

or 2N-2=5D+10 or

2N=5D+12

solve.

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

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**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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