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Let be a nonempty closed convex subset of a Banach space with the dual , let be a continuous mapping, and let be a relatively nonexpansive mapping. In this paper, by employing the notion of generalized projection operator we study the variational inequality (for short, VI()): find such that for all , where is a given element. By combining the approximate proximal point scheme both with the modified Ishikawa iteration and with the modified Halpern iteration for relatively nonexpansive mappings, respectively, we propose two modified versions of the approximate proximal point scheme L. C. Ceng and J. C. Yao (2008) for finding approximate solutions of the VI(). Moreover, it is proven that these iterative algorithms converge strongly to the same solution of the VI(), which is also a fixed point of .