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Asked Jan 20, 2020
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Form the pair of linear equations in the following problems and find their solutions (if they exist) by any algebraic method:

A fraction becomes 1/3 when 1is subtracted from the numerator and it becomes 1/4 when 8 is added to its denominator. Find the fraction.

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Expert Answer

Step 1

Let the fraction is x/y

 

Step 2

The fraction becomes 1/3 when 1is subtracted from the numerator

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Step 3

it becomes 1/4 when 8 is adde...

Algebra homework question answer, step 3, image 1
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