# SOLUTION: What number multiplied by the numerator and added to the denominator of the fraction 2/5 makes the resulting fraction 3/4?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numbers Word Problems Question 523607: What number multiplied by the numerator and added to the denominator of the fraction 2/5 makes the resulting fraction 3/4?Found 2 solutions by oberobic, MathTherapy:Answer by oberobic(2304)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! . . cross multiply . . Answer by MathTherapy(1425)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!What number multiplied by the numerator and added to the denominator of the fraction 2/5 makes the resulting fraction 3/4? Let the number be N Then: 3(5 + N) = 8N ----- Cross-multiplying 15 + 3N = 8N 3N – 8N = - 15 – 5N = - 15 N, or number = , or , or ---------- Check ---------- (TRUE) Send comments and “thank-yous” to “D” at MathMadEzy@aol.com