# Guess a fraction

Tom was asked to guess a fraction. The sum of 1/2 the numerator and 1/3 of its denominator is 30. If Tom subtracts 36 from its denominator, the fraction becomes 1/3. What is the fraction that Tom was asked to guess? (Leave your answer in simplest form)

**Correct result:**Tips to related online calculators

Need help calculate sum, simplify or multiply fractions? Try our fraction calculator.

Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

#### You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

## Next similar math problems:

- Forest nursery

In the forest nursery after winter, they found that 1/10 stems died out of them. For them, they land 193 new spruces. How many spruces are in the forest nursery? - In fractions

An ant climbs 2/5 of the pole on the first hour and climbs 1/4 of the pole on the next hour. What part of the pole does the ant climb in two hours? - Mixed2improper

Write the mixed number as an improper fraction. 166 2/3 - Find x

Solve: if 2(x-1)=14, then x= (solve an equation with one unknown) - Unknown number

I think the number - its sixth is 3 smaller than its third. - Negative in equation

2x + 3 + 7x = – 24, what is the value of x? - Dropped sheets

Three consecutive sheets dropped from the book. The sum of the numbers on the pages of the dropped sheets is 273. What number has the last page of the dropped sheets? - New bridge

Thanks to the new bridge, the road between A and B has been cut to one third and is now 10km long. How much did the road between A and B measure before? - Grandmother and grandfather

Grandmother baked cakes. Grandfather ate half, then quarter of the rest ate Peter and Paul ate half of rest. For parents left 6 cakes. How many cakes maked the grandmother? - Equation 20

In given equation: 8/9-4/5=2/9+x, find x - Passenger boat

Two-fifths of the passengers in the passenger boat were boys. 1/3 of them were girls and the rest were adult. If there were 60 passengers in the boat, how many more boys than adult were there? - Simple equation 5

Solve equation with fractions: X × 3/8 = 1/2 - Eqn

Solve equation with fractions: 2x/3-50=40+x/4 - Find unknown

Find unknown numerator: 4/8 + _/8 = 1 - Fraction + eq

Solve following simple equation with fractions: -5/6(8+5b) = 75 + 5/3b - Classroom

One-eighth of 9th class was interested in studying at a grammar school, at a business academy one sixth, at secondary vocational schools quarter, to SOU one third and the remaining three students were interested in the school of art direction. How many st - Fruits

Amy bought a basket of fruits 1/5 of them were apples,1/4 were oranges, and the rest were 33 bananas. How many fruits did she buy in all?