Question

The sum of numerator and denominator of a fraction is less than twice the denominator. If each of the numerator and denominator is decreased by , the fraction becomes . Find the fraction.

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Let the numerator be and denominator be .
Let the fraction be


(or)

(or) _____ (1)

Also ,



(or) _____ (2)

substituting (1) in (2),Β 



put in (1) we get


the fraction is

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