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If 3/x = 2 and y/4 = 3, then (3 + y)/(x + 4) =

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If 3/x = 2 and y/4 = 3, then (3 + y)/(x + 4) =

(A) 10/9
(B) 3/2
(C) 20/11
(D) 30/11
(E) 5

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From the question x=3/2 and y=12

Substitute this in the equation:-
(3+12)/(3/2+4)=2x(15)/11=30/11
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If \(\frac{3}{x} = 2\) and \(\frac{y}{4} = 3\), then \(\frac{(3 + y)}{(x + 4)} =\)

(A) 10/9
(B) 3/2
(C) 20/11
(D) 30/11
(E) 5


So, \(x = \frac{3}{2}\) & \(y = 12\)

Now,\(\frac{(3 + y)}{(x + 4)}\)

Or, \(\frac{3 + 12}{3/2 + 4}\)

Or, \(\frac{15}{11/2}\)

= \(\frac{30}{11}\) , Answer must be (D)
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