A fraction becomes 1/3 when 1 …
A fraction becomes 1/3 when 1 is subtracted from the numerator and it becomes 1/4 when 8 is added to its denominator. Find the fraction
Posted by Ayaan Reza 4 months ago
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The first equation: x-1/y =1/3 Do the cross multiplication It become: 3x-3= y 3x-y=3 (first equation) The second equation: x/y+8=1/4 Do the cross multiplication It become: 4x=y+8 4x-y=8 (second equation) Then solve it with elimination or substitution method.