# Two numbers are in the ratio 8:3. If the sum of the numbers is 143, find the numbers.

Since the numbers are in the ratio 8:3 so Let the numbers be 8x and 3x

According to the question

8x + 3x = 143

11x = 143

x = 13

So the numbers are 8x = 8 × 13 = 104 and 3x = 3 × 13 = 39

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