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the numerator of a fraction is 3 less than the denominator. if 4 us added to the numerator and to the denominator, the resulting fraction is equivalent to 3/4. find the original fraction. Show your solution

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  1. original fraction ----- (x-3)/x

    new fraction = (x-3 + 4)/(x+4) = (x+1)/(x+4)

    then (x+1)/(x+4) = 3/4
    4x + 4 = 3x + 12
    x = 8

    the original fraction was .....

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