Q. 34.3( 6 Votes )

The sum of two numbers is 45 and their ratio is 7:8. Find the numbers.

Answer :

According to the problem the two numbers ratio is 7:8 and they are 7x and 8x


According to the problem,


7x + 8x = 45


15x = 45


X = 3


The 1st number is 7x


7x = 7 × 3 = 21


The 2nd number is 8x


8 × 3 = 24


The two numbers are 21 and 24


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