# 1953 AHSME Problems/Problem 7

## Problem

The fraction reduces to:

## Solution

Multiplying the numerator and denominator by results in Since , if we call , the denominator is really just . So, the fraction is just .

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The fraction reduces to:

Multiplying the numerator and denominator by results in Since , if we call , the denominator is really just . So, the fraction is just .

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