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The numerator of a fraction exceeds the denominator. If 3 is added to the numerator and 9 is subtracted from the denominator, the new fraction is equal to 5/2. Find the original fraction.

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Brandon,
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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