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By what percent will a fraction decrease if its numerator is decreased by 50% and its denominator is decreased by 25%?

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1. original fraction : x/y
new fraction : (.5x)/(.75y) = (2/3) (x/y)

so the new fraction is 2/3 of the old one, thus it was decreased by 1/3

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