# The numerator is increased by 17 and denominator is increased by 1, the number becomes 3/2 :

The denominator of a rational number greater than its numerator by 8. The numerator is increased by 17 and denominator is increased by 1, the number becomes 3/2. The rational number is

(a) 7/15

(b) 5/13

(c) 3/11

(d) 9/17