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Ex 2.2, 5 - Two numbers are in the ratio 5:3. If they differ by 18

Ex 2.2, 5 - Chapter 2 Class 8 Linear Equations in One Variable - Part 2

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Ex 2.2, 5 Two numbers are in the ratio 5:3. If they differ by 18, what are the numbers? Two number are in ratio 5 : 3 Let first number = 5x and Second number = 3x Given, Difference between 2 numbers = 18 5x − 3x = 18 2x = 18 x = 18/2 x = 9 Therefore, First number = 5x = 5 × 9 = 45 Second number = 3x = 3 × 9 = 27

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