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a fraction is such that the numerator is seven less than the square of the denominator. if six is added to the numerator and on to the denominator the result is 2. Find the fraction

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  1. a fraction is such that the numerator is seven less than the square of the denominator. if six is added to the numerator and on to the denominator the result is 2. Find the fraction

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  2. n = d^2-7
    (n+6)/(d+6) = 2

    I suspect a typo. wolframalpha gets

    8+2√14
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    1+√14

    However, if 1 is added to the denominator, then the fraction is

    2/3

    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=solve+n+%3D+d^2-7%2C+%28n%2B6%29%2F%28d%2B6%29+%3D+2

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