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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 27 Jun '04 22:50
    If 2 is added to both the numerator and denominator of a certain fraction, then its value becomes one half.
    If two is subtracted from both the numerator and denominator of that same fraction, then its value becomes one third.

    What is the fraction?

    -Ray.
  2. 28 Jun '04 11:23
    Originally posted by rgoudie
    If 2 is added to both the numerator and denominator of a certain fraction, then its value becomes one half.
    If two is subtracted from both the numerator and denominator of that same fraction, then its value becomes one third.

    What is the fraction?

    -Ray.
    6/14

    8/16 = 1/2
    4/12 = 1/3
  3. 28 Jun '04 13:56
    Originally posted by kody magic
    6/14

    8/16 = 1/2
    4/12 = 1/3
    Well done.

    -Ray.
  4. 16 Apr '06 03:18 / 1 edit