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QThe ratio between two positive number is 6 to 5

The ratio between two positive number is 6 to 5. if the difference between the two numbers is 8, what are the two numbers? Thanks!

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#1nissaAnswered at 2013-03-01 16:27:41
The ratio between two positive number is 6 to 5. if the difference between the two numbers is 8, what are the two numbers? Thanks! let the numbers be x &y x/y = 6/5 5x=6y x= 6/5 y x-y= 8 6/5 * y -y =8 6y-5y /5 =8 6y-5y =40 6y-5y=40 y=40 x=48 48 &40
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