## If a certain number is added both to numerator and to the denominator of 9/17 , the new fraction reduces yo 5/7. Find the number

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If a certain number is added both to numerator and to the denominator of 9/17 , the new fraction reduces yo 5/7. Find the number

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1 month 2021-08-13T02:01:32+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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2. Step-by-step explanation:

let the number be X

9+x/17+x=5/7

7(9+x)=5(17+x) by cross multiplication

63+7x=85+5x

7x-5x=85-63

2x=22

x=22/2

x=11