Linear

Asked by  | 10th Jun, 2009, 08:23: PM

Expert Answer:

let the numbers be 3x and 4x

if 10 is added to each number they become

 3x+10 and 4x+10

their ratio is 5:6

so,

 (3x+10)/(4x+10)=5/6

6*(3x+10)=5*(4x+10)

solving , we get,

10=2x

5=x

so the numbers are

15 and 20

 

Answered by  | 10th Jun, 2009, 09:43: PM

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