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Posted by **kratika** on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 8:06am.

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 9:03amnumerator -- x

denominator --- x+6

numerator decreased by 2 --- x-2

denominator increased by 4 --- x+10

(x-2)/(x+10) = 1/5

cross-multiply

5x - 10 = x+10

4x = 20

x=5

**original fraction was 5/11**

check:

new fraction:

(5-2)/(11+4)

= 3/15

= 1/5

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