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Let the number be x

On Subtracting 2 from thrice a number = 3x - 2

Sum of twice the number and 5 = 2x + 5

It is given that, their ratio is 13:15

On cross multiplying, we get,

45x – 30 = 26x + 65

19x = 95

x = 5

The number is 5

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