Question

There is a fraction whose denominator is 5 more than its numerator. If the numerator is increased by 10 and denominator is decreased by 4, the fraction will have its value 2. What is the fraction?

A 8/13 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B 7/12 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C 9/14 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D 11/16 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E None of these Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

Let the fraction be (x)/(y) As per the question, y = x + 5, (x + 10)/(x + 5 - 4) = 2 Or x + 10 = 2x + 10 – 8 Or x = 8 Fraction = {8/(8 + 5)} = (8/13)

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