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The ratio of two numbers is 7 to 5. The sum of the numbers is 24. What are the numbers?

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  1. timo86m
    • 3 years ago
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    x+y=24, x/y=7/5 Solve system of equations i guess. BUt not sure.

  2. breja
    • 3 years ago
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    okay thanks timo

  3. binary3i
    • 3 years ago
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    let the no be X and Y so X/Y = 7/5 X+Y=24 so X=7Y/5 substitute it in the equation Y+ 7Y/5 =24 Y=10 and get the X X=14

  4. breja
    • 3 years ago
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    thank you soo much @binary3i

  5. timo86m
    • 3 years ago
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    x = 14, y = 10

  6. breja
    • 3 years ago
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    yes!!! thank you guys for helping me out i appreciate that :)

  7. RadEn
    • 3 years ago
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    i was use stupid way :) 7/5 = 14/10 because 14+10=24, so the first number is 14 and the other be 10

  8. breja
    • 3 years ago
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    its okay @RadEn you mtried thanks for thank fan me guys!! <3

  9. breja
    • 3 years ago
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    *tried

  10. binary3i
    • 3 years ago
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    @RadEn its not stupid way. its trial and error method

  11. RadEn
    • 3 years ago
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    lol, just kidding man :)

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