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2015-06-24T10:48:11+05:30
5/12 is the fraction Method: x-1/y=1/3 3x-3=y (1) x/y+8=1/4 =4x=y+8 x=y+8/4 Put the value of x in first equation 3(y+8/4)-3=y y=12 x=5 x/y=5/12
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2015-06-24T13:14:34+05:30
Let the numerator be x and denomenator be y
x-1/y=1/3
3x-3=y
3x-y=3 ---- eq1

x/y+8=1/4
4x=y+8
4x-y=8 ----- eq2

solving 1 and 2

4x-y=8
3x-y=3
-   +  -
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x = 5
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from eq1 3x-y=3
putting value of x

3*5-y=3
15-y=3
-y=-12
y=12

so the fraction is 5/12
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