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The ratio of two numbers is 5 to 3. The sum of the numbers is 16. What are the numbers?
8 and 8
9 and 7
5 and 3
10 and 6
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The ratio of two numbers is 5 to 3. The sum of the numbers is 16. What are the numbers? 8 and 8 9 and 7 5 and 3 10 and 6

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omarkaderagha
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a/b = 5/3  a= (5/3)b a+b = 16  (5/3)b + b = 16 (8/3)b = 16 b=(16*3)/8=6 so a= 10 what i've done was solving the equation in terms of b :) hope you got the concept
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