If 3 times the larger of the two numbers is divided by smaller one, we get 4 as quotient and 3 as remainder. Also if 7 times the smaller number is divided by the larger one we get 5 as quotient and 1 as remainder. Find the numbers.

Asked by Anjana S | 10th Aug, 2014, 07:22: PM

Expert Answer:

L e t space t h e space n u m b e r s space b e space x space a n d space y space a n d space a s s u m e space x space greater than thin space y  F r o m space t h e space g i v e n space i n f o r m a t i o n comma space w e space c a n space s a y space 3 x equals 4 y plus 3 space minus minus minus minus minus minus 1 7 y equals 5 x plus 1 space minus minus minus minus minus minus 2  S o l v i n g space a b o v e space e q u a t i o n s space g i v e s space u s M u l t i p l y space 1 space w i t h space 5 space a n d space 2 space w i t h space 3 space a n d space s u b t r a c t space 1 space f r o m space 2. space w e space g e t  15 x minus 20 y minus 15 equals 0 15 x minus 21 y plus 3 equals 0  y equals 18 space space space rightwards double arrow space x equals 25

Answered by Dharma Teja | 11th Aug, 2014, 10:55: AM