anonymous
  • anonymous
The value of a certain fraction is 3/5. If both the numerator and denominator are increased by 5 , the new fraction is equivalent to 7/10. Find the original fraction.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
hmmm, what's the first step?
anonymous
  • anonymous
i said 3/5 = N/D and then (N+5) / (D+5) = 7/10 as well
anonymous
  • anonymous
but if you like, it might be easier just to write (3x) / (5x) as your original, and use (3x+5) / (5x+5) = 7/10

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