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Posted by **Dale** on Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 9:27am.

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**Reiny**, Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 10:19amlet the fraction be a/b

we are told a+b=17

and (a+3)/b = 1

a+3 = b

back in a+b=17

a + a+3 = 17

2a = 14

a = 7

then b= 10

Your fraction is 7/10

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