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Posted by **paige** on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 1:23pm.

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**MathGuru**, Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 5:15pmLet x = numerator

Let 3x - 5 = denominator

Let's set up an equation:

x/(3x - 5) = 1/2

Cross multiply:

2x = 3x - 5

Solve for x:

x = 5

Therefore: 3x - 5 = 10

Fraction is 5/10

(The numerator is less than 8)

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