# The numerator of a fraction is 5 less than the denominator. If 1 is added to both the numerator and denominator the fraction would become 2/3. Find the fraction

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1. ## Algebra 2

The Denominator of a fraction exceeds the numerator by 4. When 3 is added to both the numerator and denominator, the fraction becomes 4/5. Find the fraction.

2. ## Mathematics

The numerator of a fraction is 4 less than its denominator. If both the numerator and the denominator of the fraction are increased by 2, then the resulting fraction is equal to 3/5. What is the fraction? Write an equation that will represent the problem.

3. ## algebra

The denominator of a fraction is 4 less than the numerator .If the denominator is doubled and the numerator is increased by 6,the sum of the original fraction and the new one is 3 .Find the original fraction.

4. ## algebra

The denominator of a fraction is 3 more than twice the numerator. If both the numerator and denominator are decreased by 7 and the simplified result is 7/19 find the original fraction

5. ## Maths

The numerator of a fraction is 5 less than the denominator. If 1 is added to both the numerator and denominator the fraction would become 2/3. Find the fraction

6. ## Math

The numerator of a fraction is two less than its denominator. When both numerator and denominator are increased by 3, the fraction is incre ased by 3/20. Find the original fraction. Pls include solution and workings thx :)

7. ## Maths

The numerator of a fraction is 2 less than its denominator. If 3 is substracted from the numerator and from the denominator, the new fraction obtainded is 3/4. Find the fraction

8. ## math

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

9. ## Maths

When the numerator and denominator of a fraction are each increased by 5, the value of the fraction becomes 3/5 When the numerator and denominator of that same fraction are each decreased by 5, the fraction is then 1/5 Find the original fraction. (Hint:

10. ## Math

Which statements about comparing fractions are correct? Select all that apply. A. When two fractions have the same denominator, the fraction with the greater numerator is greater. B. When two fractions have the same numerator, the fraction with the greater

11. ## Mathematics

The sum of the numerator and denominator of a fraction is 17. If 3 is added to the numerator, the value of the fraction will be 1. What is the fraction? Explain your workings.

12. ## MATH

the numerator of a fraction is one-half the denominator! If the numerator is is increased by 2 and denominator is decreased by 2, the value of the fraction is 2/3. What is the numerator of the original fraction?

13. ## Algebra

The numerator and the denominator of a fraction are in a ratio 3:2.If 3 is added to the numerator and 2 is subtracted from the denominator,a new fraction is formed whose value is 9/4 . Find the original fraction.

14. ## Maths

The numerator of a fraction is 3 less than its denominator . If 1 is added to the denominator . The fraction is decreased by 1/15. find the fraction

15. ## Math

The denominator of a fraction in the simplest form is greater than the numerator by 1. If 4 is added to the numerator, and 3 is subtracted from the denominator, then the fraction itself is increased by 2 1/6 . Find the original fraction.

16. ## mathematics

The sum of the numerator and denominator of a proper fraction is 25. If the numerator is decreased by 1, then the ratio of the new numerator to denominator is 1:2. Determine the original fraction. Show working

17. ## math- plz help

The denominator of a fraction is greater than its numerator by 9. If 7 is subtracted from both its numerator and denominator, the new fraction equals 2/3. What is the original fraction?

18. ## Algebra

What number must be added to the numerator and denominator of the fraction 7/19 to make the resulting fraction qual to 3/4?

19. ## Math

If you add the denominator to both the numerator and denominator of a fraction, you get a new fraction that sometimes is larger than the original fraction. Find a fraction where the new fraction is four times as large as the original fraction after you add

20. ## Math-Algebra

The numerator of a fraction is 3 less than the denominator. If 5 is added to the numerator and the denominator, the value of the resulting fraction becomes 3/4. What is the original fraction?

21. ## algebra

the numerator of a fraction is 5 less than the denominator.if 1 is added to both the numerator and the denominator the fraction becomes 2/3. find the fraction

22. ## Math

The denominator of a fraction is one more then the numerator. If 2 were added to both the numerator and denominator, the new fraction equals 4/5. Find the original fraction.

23. ## precal help

The numerator of a fraction is four less than the denominator The sum of the fraction and its reciprocal is 5/2 Find the numerator and denominator if each is a positive integer

24. ## mathematics

a fraction is such that the denominator exceeds the numerator by 3.if both the numerator and numerator are reduced by 2,the fraction is decreased by 1/8.find the fraction

25. ## Algebra

the denominator of a fraction exceeds the numerator by 7, if the numerator is increased by 3, and the denominator is increased by 5, the resulting fraction equals 1/2. Find the original fraction.

26. ## algebra

The denominator of a fraction is 12 more than the numerator. If 16 is added to the numerator and 16 is subtracted from the denominator, the value of the resulting fraction is equal to 2/1. Find the original fraction

27. ## algebra

The numerator of a certain fraction is four times the denominator. If 6 is added to both the numerator and the denominator, the resutling fraction is equivalent to 2. What was the original fraction ?

28. ## Math Mysteries....

I need some help on some of these, finding which fraction it would be with clues. I answered some, but some I need help on: 1. My numerator is 6 less than my denominator I am equivalent to 3/4. My answer to number 1: 6/12 2. My denominator is 5 more than

29. ## math

The numerator of a fractionis 5 less than twice the denominator. If the numerator is decreased by 1 and the denominator is increased by 3, the value of the new fraction is 5/4. Find the original fraction.

30. ## Algebra

The numerator of a fraction is 4 less than the denominator. If 17 is added to each, the value of the fraction is 5/6. Find the original fraction

31. ## math

The denominator of a fraction is 3 more than the numerator. If 5 is added to the numerator and 4 is subtracted from the denominator the value of the new fraction is 2. Find the original fraction?

32. ## Maths

The sum of the numerator and denominator of a fraction is 17. If 3 is added to the numerator, the value of the fraction will be 1. What is the fraction?

33. ## Algebra

The denominator of a fraction is four more than twice the numerator. If both numerator and denominator are decreased by nine, the simplified result is 13. Find the original fraction. (Do NOT simplify.)

34. ## math

When 5 is added to both the numerator and denominator of a fraction the result becomes 1/2.When 1 is subtracted from both the numerator and denominator the fraction becomes 1/5.Find the fraction. plzz do whole method, i cant understand it.

35. ## math i need help 3 questions

1. The numerator and denominator of a fraction are in the ratio of 3 to 4. If 4 is added to the numerator and subtracted from the denominator, the value of the resulting fraction is 4/3. The numerator of the original fraction is A. 12 B. C. 3 D. 4 2. If it

36. ## Math

The denominator of a fraction is four more than twice the numerator. If both numerator and denominator are increased by six, the simplified result is 7/13. Find the original fraction

37. ## mathematics

The denominator of a fraction is 1 more than numerator.If both the numerator and the denominator are decreased by 3,the resulting fraction is equivalent to 2/3.Find the fraction?

38. ## basic algebra

the numerator of a certain fraction is four less then the denominator, if the numerator is doubled and the denominator is diminished by two, the sum of the original fraction and the new one is three. find the original fraction

39. ## math

The denominator of a fraction is 20 more than the numerator of the fraction. If 5 is added to the numerator of the fraction and the denominator is unchanged, the value of the resulting fraction becomes 38. Use x as your variable. Find x.

40. ## Math

The denominator of a fraction is 2, more than twice the numerator. If 7 is added to both the numerator and the denominator the new fraction would be equivalent to 2/3. Determine fhe original fraction.

41. ## algebra

The numerator of a fraction is 7 less than the denominator if three is added to the numerator and 9 is subtracted from the denominator the new fraction is equal to 3/2. Find the original fraction.

42. ## math

when 2 is added to both the numerator and denominator, of a positive fraction, the fraction thus obtained is 3/5. If the denominator is 6 more than the numerator,what is the original value of the denominator?

43. ## Math

A fraction has a value 2/3. If 4 is added to the numerator and the denominator is decreased by 2, the resulting fractions have the value 6/7. What is the original fraction? (Let x be the numerator and y be the denominator)

44. ## math

The denominator of a fraction is three more than twice the numerator. If both numerator and denominator are decreased by seven, the simplified result is 7 divided by19. Find the original fraction. (Do NOT simplify.)

45. ## maths

The denominator of a fraction is 3 more than the numerator .if 5 added to both parts the resulting fraction is equivalent 4/5 .Find the fraction.

46. ## algebra

The denominator of a fraction is 2 more than the numerator.If 1 is subtracted from both numerator and denominator,the result in fraction has value of 1/2.Find the original faction.

47. ## mathematics

The numerator and denominator of a fraction have 1, 2, and 4 as common factors. After you divide the numerator and denominator by 2, the fraction is still not in simplest form. Why?

48. ## math

in a rational number... nemerator is 3 less than the denominator. if 3 is added to the numerator.. fraction becomes 1. find the fraction??

49. ## Math

The sum of the numerator and denominator of a fraction is 3 less than twice the denomiator.If the numerator and denomiator are decreased by 1,the numerator becomes half the denominator. Determine the fraction

50. ## math

Solve this plxxx The numerator of a fraction is 2less than it's denominator.when both numerator and denominator are increased by 3,the fraction is increased by 3/20.find the original fraction.

51. ## rs aggarwal math class 8 chapter 8 soluation

in a fraction twince the numerator is 2 more than the denominator . if 3 is added to the numerator and to the denominator , the new fraction is 2/3 . find the original fraction.

52. ## Maths

If denominator of a fraction is one less than twice its numerator.If 3 is added to the numerator and 4 is added to the deominator,the fraction beomes 3/5.Find the fraction.

53. ## math

the difference between the numerator and denominator of a fraction is 5. if 5 is added to its denominator then the fraction is decreased by one of its one fourth 1(1/4). find the value of fraction

54. ## Maths

The numerator of a is 5 less than the denominator. If 1 is added to both the numerator and the denominator the fraction would be 2/3. Find the fraction

55. ## Algebra

(3x^2+2)/(x^2-4)-(9x-x^2)/(x^2-4) Your problem: (3x^2+2)/(x^2-4)-(9x-x^2)/(x^2-4) Since the denominator is the same, just subtract the numerator: (3x^2 + 2 - 9x + x^2)/(x^2 - 4) -->remember to use the distributive property with the negative over the terms

56. ## Algebra

Solve Rational Inequalities x^2-x-2/x^2+5x+6

57. ## math

The denominator of a fraction is 4 more than the numerator. If both the denominator and the numerator are increased by 1, the resulting fraction equals 1/2. What is the original fraction? **Need to show all work** Thanks for the help.

58. ## math 102

what number multiplied by the numerator and added to the denominator of the fraction 2/5 makes the resulting fraction 8/9?

59. ## Math

The sum of the numerator and denominator of a fraction is 3 less than twice the denomiator.If the numerator and denomiator are decreased by 1,the numerator becomes half the denominator. Determine the fraction

60. ## Algebra

When nine is added to both the numerator and the denominator of an original fraction, the new fraction equals six sevenths. When seven is subtracted from both the numerator and the denominator of the original fraction, a third fraction is two thirds. Find

61. ## Algebra

The numerator of a fraction exceeds the denominator. If 3 is added to the numerator and 9 is subtracted from the denominator, the new fraction is equal to 5/2. Find the original fraction.

62. ## Maths

The numerator and denominator of a fraction are in ratio 5 :2, if 5 is added to the numerator and 2 is subtracted from the denominator a new fraction 15 4 is formed. Find the original fraction.

63. ## Maths

The numerator and denominator of a fraction are in ratio 5 : 2, if 5 is added to the numerator and 2 is subtracted from the denominator a new fraction ¹/4 is formed.Find the original fraction.

64. ## maths

the numerator and denominator of a fraction are in the ratio 3:2 if 3 is added to the numerator and 2 is subtracted from the denominator a new fraction is formed whose value is 9/4 find the original fraction?

65. ## maths

the numerator and denominator of a fraction are in the ratio 3:2 if three is added to the numerator and three is subtracted from the denominator a new fraction is formed whose value is 9/4 find the original fraction?

66. ## math

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

67. ## GEN MATH

Solve the ff. problems. Present a complete and systematic solution. 1.) A number added to twice its reciprocal is equal to 11/3. WHat is the number? 2.) The ratio of ten more than three times a number to the square of the same number is equal to 1. What is

68. ## St.george high school

The numerator of a fraction is 8 less than the denominator.when 6 is added to the numerator and 10 is added to the denominator,the value of the fraction is unchanged.find the original fraction.

69. ## math

A fraction becomes 1/2 when 3 is subtracted from its numerator. If 5 and 7 are respectively added to its numerator and denominator, it becomes 3\4 then, the LCM of the numerator and denominator of the said fraction,must be

70. ## Math

Which is True? A 3/5 > 1/2 B 1/2 < 4/9 C 5/11 > 1/2 D 1/2 > 5/8 How do I determine? Thanks for the help! The shortcut for doing these is as follows: Cross-multiply by multiplying the numerator of the first times the denominator of the second. Then multiply

71. ## le

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

72. ## Algebra

What number must be added to both the numerator and denominator by 3. If 3 is added to the numberator and 9 is subtracted from the denominator, the new fraction is equal to 3/2. Find the original fraction.

73. ## Algebra

The numberator of a fraction exceeds the denominator by 3. If 3 is added to the numerator and 3 is subtracted from the denominator, the resulting fraction is equal to 3/2. Find the original fraction.

74. ## maths

the denominator of a fraction is 1 less than 4 times a numerator.if 1 is added to both the numerator and the denominator the fraction becomes 3/8.find the fraction

75. ## Math

pg.3 18.Which, if any of the following statements is always true? A. If the numerator and the denominator of a fraction are increased or decreased, by the same amount, the value of the fraction is unchanged. B. If the numerator and the denominator of a

76. ## kishore

if 1 is added to the numerator and 3 to the denominator of a fraction it becomes 1/2 if 1 is subtracted from the numenator and 2 is added to the denominator it becomes 2/5 find the fractions

77. ## math

the sum of numerator and denominator is 3 less than twice the denominator.If the numerator and denominator is decreased by 1 , the numerator becomes half the denominator.Find the fraction?

78. ## maths

The numerator of a fraction is two less than its denominator. When both numerator and denominator are increased by 3, the fraction is incre ased by 3/20. Find the original fraction.

79. ## Maths

The denominator of a fraction is5 more than the numerator. If the numerator is increased by 18 and the denominator is decreased by 4, the fraction becomes25/8. Find the fraction.

80. ## word problem

if 1 is added to a numerator and denominator of a fraction, the fraction becomes 1/2. 8 is added to both fractions the fraction becomes 2/3, what is the number.

81. ## precal help

The numerator of a fraction is four less than the denominator The sum of the fraction and its reciprocal is 5/2 Find the numerator and denominator if each is a positive integer

82. ## Math

The denominator of a fraction is 4 more than the numerator. If both the denominator and the numerator are increased by 1, the resulting fraction equals ½. What is the original fraction?

83. ## 8th grade math

The denominator of a fraction is 4 more than the numerator. If both the denominator and the numerator are increased by 1, the resulting fraction equals ½. What is the original fraction?

84. ## Maths

The denominator of a fraction is 2 more than the numerator. if 1 is added to both the fraction reduces to 4\5. find the fraction.

85. ## math

MathMate attempted to help but did not show how the problem is answered. It only confused the problem. Could someone else please help? Thanks. The denominator of a fraction is 4 more than the numerator. If both the denominator and the numerator are

86. ## maths

in a rational number... nemerator is 3 less than the denominator. if 3 is added to the numerator.. fraction becomes 1. find the fraction??

87. ## math

What is an Improper Fraction? An improper fraction has a numerator that is larger than its denominator. 13/4 is an improper fraction. It needs to be converted into a proper fraction by dividing the numerator by the denominator: 13 ÷ 4 It would become 3¼.

88. ## maths

the denominator of a fraction is two more than the numerator.when we decrease the numerator by1 and increase the denominator by 3,we get 1/4.find the fraction

89. ## Mathematics

The value of a certain fraction becomes 1/5 if one is added to its numerator. If one is taken from its denominator, its value becomes 1/7. Find the fraction by setting up a pair of simultaneous equations and solving them

90. ## algebra2

the denominator of a fraction is 3 less than twice the numerator. if the numerator is doubled and the denominator by 8, the resulting would be 2/3. find the original fractions

91. ## Math

The denominator of a fraction exceeds the numerator by 7. If 3 is added to the numerator and 1 is subtracted from the denominator, the resulting fraction is equal to 4/5 . Find the original fraction. PLZ SHOW ALL WORK AND HURRY!!!

92. ## math

the numerator of a fraction is 3 less than the numerator.If half of the numerator is added to the numerator and the denominator,the resulting fraction is 1/2.Find the the fraction.

93. ## Mathematics

The sum of the numerator and denominator of a fraction is 17. If 3 is added to the numerator, the value of the fraction will be 1. What is the fraction? Explain your workings.

94. ## Maths (quadratic equation) need help

In an unknown fraction the denominator is one more than twice the numerator. When 2 1/10 is added to this fraction, the result is equal to the reciprocal of the unknown fraction. Find the unknown fraction. (Hint; the the numerator of the fraction to be the

95. ## Maths

denominator of a fraction is 1 more than its numerator. the fraction reduces to one fourth when numerator is reduced by 2 and denominator is increased by 3. find the number

96. ## algebra

There is a fraction such that if 5 is added to the numerator, its value will be 1/3, and if 7 is subtracted from the denominator, its value will be 1/5. What is the fraction? Give the answer in the form of fraction.

97. ## word problem

if 1 is added to both numerator and denominator of a fraction, the fraction becomes 1/2. if 8 is added to both fractions, the fraction becomes 2/3. what is the fraction

98. ## algebra

The denominator of a fraction is 4 more than the numerator. If both the numerator and the denominator of the fraction are increased by 1, the resulting fraction is 1/2. Find the fraction.

99. ## Gen math

The numerator of a fraction is 4 less than its denominator. If both the numerator and the denominator of the fraction are increased by 2, then the resulting fraction is equal to 3/5. What is the fraction?

100. ## Mathematics

The numerator of a fraction is two less than its denominator. When both numerator and denominator are increased by 3, the fraction is increased by 3/20. Find the original fraction. Explain your solution