# The ratio of incomes of two persons is 9 : 7. The ratio of their expenses is 4 : 3. Every person saves rupees 200, find the income of each.

As the ratio of incomes is 9 : 7,

Let income of first person = 9x

Income of second person = 7x

Also, ratio of incomes is 4 : 3,

Let expenses of first person = 4y

Expenses of second person = 3y

Each person saves 200 Rs,

9x - 4y = 200 eq.

7x - 3y = 200 eq.

Multiplying eq. by 3 both side and Multiplying eq. by 4 both side, we get

27x - 12y = 600 eq.

28x - 12y = 800 eq.

Subtracting eq. from eq., we get

28x - 12y - (27x - 12y) = 800 - 600

28x - 12y - 27x + 12y = 200

x = 200

Income of first person = 9x = 9(200) = 1800 Rs

Income of second person = 7x = 7(200) = 1400 Rs

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