Math
posted by Kristen .
The sum of two fractions is 1 1/2.
Their difference is 5/12.
What are the fractions?

x+y = 3/2
xy = 5/12
2x = 11/12
...
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

fractions
the sum of two fractions is 7/12. therre difference is 1/12. they have the same denominators. what are the two fractions? 
Math
The sum of two fractions is 1. If one of them is 3/8 greater than the other, what are the two fractions? 
math!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
( egyptian fractions are fractions where the numerator can only be one) find two egyptian fractions where when added together it equalls 11/32 
Math
Everett is reading a book for his language arts class. He read 1/3 of the book on Saturday, 3/8 of the book on Sunday and 1/4 of the book on Monday. Which procedure can Everett use to find the total fraction of the book he has read? 
math
find two fractions with a sum that is greater than 3/4 and less than 15/16. Write your fractions in simplest form and find the actual sum. 
math
find two fractions with a sum that is greater than 1.6 but less than 1.9. write your fractions in simplest form and compute their exact sum. 
Math
What formula to use when finding patterns of sum of unit fractions #egyptian fractions 
Math
There are two fractions that are given. The two fractions are 3/12 and 7/12.what answer so you come up with if you were to add these two fractions together? 
Math
1/6 is the sum of two unit fractions. how may pairs of unit fractions will equal 1/6? 
math
the difference between two fractions is 1/10. the smaller fraction is 4/7. what is the sum of the two fractions?