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The numerator of a rational number is 3 less than the denominator. If the numerator is increased by 8 and the denominator increased by

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The numerator of a rational number is 3 less than the denominator. If the numerator is increased by 8 and the denominator increased by

Question

The numerator of a rational number is 3 less than the denominator. If the numerator is increased by 8 and the denominator increased by 14, we get the same number. Find the number.

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## Solution:-

Let the numerator be ‘x’ and denominator be ‘y’

So, the number is x/y

So, ATQ

Also,

x + 3 = y ————-> (2)

putting value of y in equation one

Putting the value of x in eq 2

So, the number is x/y = 4/7